iThink: Successfully Start Up Your Business June 29, 2022, 6:00pm EDT June 29, 2022, 6:00pm EDT

Do you dream of being your own boss? Dive into the reality of starting-up your own business with this workshop. Learn what it takes to own your own business and discover how you can succeed.

In this workshop you will learn to:

  • Provide realistic financial guidance to start-up business principles
  • Discuss the decision-making process for capital investment
  • Demonstrate how a simple decision can have substantial consequences
  • Quantify the value of planning for future financial needs

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Jim Lobel founded and served as CEO of several companies throughout his career, including Florida-based, two-location, full-service Urgent InterGold LLC and Urgent Care Medical Center LLC medical practice. He personally oversaw all business development and marketing operations Lobel consulted with select new and experienced physicians and entrepreneurs, served as a member of the Advisory Board of NetHealth, a leading maker of EMR software, and regularly spoke at UCAOA conferences about Urgent Care Start-up Decision Making and Financial Modeling.

Mark Malis is a retired entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the insurance software space. As a senior engineering student at The University of Florida, Mark created a senior-class project to run his father’s insurance agencies. That project became QQSolutions, where Mark served as CEO and co-founder for 28 years, QQSolutions became one of the top solution providers in the Independent Insurance agency market and grew to 75 employees and 25,000 users. In 2015, Mark sold the company to his largest competitor, Vertafore, a leading private equity-funded insurance software company. Now retired, Mark volunteers on the Board of Trustees at Pine Crest School, is a certified Business Mentor for SCORE, a long-time sponsor of classrooms at the Florence Fuller Child Development Center, and helps out at Boca Helping Hands, a food bank for those who financially can't make ends meet. In 2017 Mark started diving into AI. Now as an Artificial Intelligence Enthusiast, he continues to increase his knowledge in this exciting technology. 

Fee: No cost

iThink: Successfully Start Up Your Business