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2021.10.13 Business Luncheon - Sierra SBDC

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Name: 2021.10.13 Business Luncheon - Sierra SBDC
Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
We are pleased to welcome Leslie Williams and Kathy Halbardier of the Sierra Small Business Development Center as our guest speakers this month.  The topic of their presentation will be: 

  • Industry Sector Issues Addressed
  • Resources and Tools
  • Access to Capital (local, state and federal)
  • Q&A
Leslie Williams -
Leslie has a 30 year history in banking, most recently with US Bank in Auburn as the Vice President of the SBA Division. She brings expertise to clients in access to capital, general business, financing, loan readiness, accounting, record keeping, and business plan development. Leslie specializes in general business consulting for small businesses looking to grow, as well as assisting entrepreneurs looking to start a new business with strategy and structure. In addition to consulting, Leslie works as the Outreach Coordinator for the SBDC, expanding awareness to potential clients all over the region.

Kathy Halbardier -
Kathy Halbardier has over 25 years of experience in small business development as an entrepreneur as well as an advisor for those in all stages of business ownership. Her areas of expertise include business plan counseling, marketing, strategic planning, economic development and business education and training.  She successfully ran her own business operation in the wine industry taking the product from dirt to bottle, selling her product to a variety of local retailers, including Costco.
Kathy is an administrative faculty member at the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno where she has managed both the Career Services Division for the College and the Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR) under the Nevada Small Business Development Center.  Kathy also ran the Technical and Marketing Division for Cubix Corporation as well as a Project Leader for Century 21 Mortgage Corporation heading up a nationwide software development team and the Lending and Operations Officer for Security Pacific National Bank in Los Angeles, CA.
Kathy holds a BS in Sociology from California State University, Fullerton and an MBA degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.


Please join us for our monthly business luncheon. Hosted at Cold Springs Golf and Country Club on the second Wednesday of the month. Typically we have between 60-80 members in attendance. We gather starting at 11:30 am for networking. The meeting begins at 12pm. Our guest speaker changes monthly. The chamber business luncheons are a great opportunity to network with other members of the business community and to share and exchange information. Take advantage of your chamber membership and some new connections.
Event Media:
Cold Springs Golf and Country Club
6500 Club House Drive
Placerville, CA 95667
Date/Time Information:
October 13, 2021
11:30 to 1:00pm
Contact Information:
Cathy Zuber Membership Services Manager
$18.00 Members
$23.00 Non-member

Benefit of Membership
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheons are a benefit of membership.  We encourage non-members to join us once or twice at the non-member price of $23.00

Cancellations accepted through the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Call the chamber at 530-621-5885 if you need to cancel.
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