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Partner Event: SCORE-Live Q&A Expert Advice and Solutions for Black-Owned Business Challenges

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

National Black Business Month was created to recognize and support the economic development of black entrepreneurs and business owners from across the united states.

Join us for an hour-long QA session to answer your questions about starting, managing, and maintaining your business.

Dedicated to answering your questions, we have invited small business expert Marc E. Parham, financial expert Phyllis Johnson, and e-commerce expert John Lawson.

Presenter: John Lawson

John Lawson is the CEO at ColderICE Media, an ecommerce consulting firm. He is regarded as a Platinum Powerseller online who has generated 8-figures+ through online selling. John is an Amazon #1 best-selling author, IBM Ecommerce Futurist and Ebay Influencer. He is celebrated as one of the Top 100 Small Business Influencers in America and crowned "Savviest in Social Media" by StartUp Nation. 

Presenter: Marc E. Parham

Marc E. Parham is a small business expert, professional speaker, radio host and author of the book “Yes I Can – Develop My Idea and Start My Own Business". He has been working for over 20 years to help people start and grow businesses.

Presenter: Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Owner & CEO, launched PKJ Consulting in 2015. PKJ Consulting is an Accounting & Consulting Services company for small businesses that provides accounting, bookkeeping, consulting, taxes, payroll and startup services. She started her company because growing up in the Bay Area of California, she saw many small businesses startup and close due to lack of resources, planning, and assistance. She became passionate about wanting to help small businesses. 

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.