Business Growth Roundtable

Fund Your Growth and Dominate Your Market

Thursday, March 26th 2015 at The Courtyard Marriott, Galleria 2:00-5:00 pm

$25 in advance | $35 day of the event | REGISTER NOW (Very Limited Seating)

Meet Houston's leading minds for entrepreneurship and business growth. Our panel of experts will share key insights on funding your growth and winning your market.

Ken Jones, Associate Director, Wolff Center of Entrepreneurship, University of Houston

Ken Jones has more than 25 years of experience creating, building and selling businesses. His background includes an array of responsibilities with documented success in the areas of entrepreneurial development, turnaround management consulting, software development and implementation, and e-business creation. Mr. Jones' background also includes experience in financial management, sales management and strategic marketing.

Mr. Jones is Associate Director of the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the C. T. Bauer College of Business. He also is a national speaker and instructor for the National Kitchen and Bath Association, and consults with business owners in that industry. Mr. Jones has an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and received his MBA from the University of Houston.
Ken Jones: "Keys to Entrepreneurial Success" on LIVING SMART WITH PATRICIA GRAS


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2:00-2:30 pm Check in and open networking.

Introductory remarks by Napoleon T. Butic, Trout Payment Systems

2:30-3:30 Funding Small Business Growth: SBA loans, Micro loans, Receivables Factoring, and Small Business Banking

Panelists: Bruce Hurta,Business Lending Manager,Members Choice Credit Union.Richard Mikeska, Loan Officer,Lift Fund.Wayne Coker, President,Advantage Business Capital.
3:30-4:00 Networking Break

4:00-5:00 The Importance of Competitive Edge in Business

Panelists: Ken Jones, Associate Director, Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Houston.JereAmes-Johnson,Former CEO & COO.Jay Raman, Managing Director,Ashoka Lion Property Management Services.

5:00-6:30 Networking Reception. Complimentary drink ticket and hors d'oerves included.

This event is ideal for:

* Entrepreneurs
* Small business owners
* Start ups
* Business service providers such as Accountants,Bankers, Business Brokers,Business Lawyers,Business Investors,Commercial Real Estate Brokers,HR & Payroll Firms,IT Consultants,Insurance and more!

Registration Fees :

Registration BEFORE 3/26 $25 | Day of event $35


Business Growth Roundtable

Thursday, March 26th, 2-5pm

2900 Sage Road Houston


For more information, visit the event page on Eventbrite.

About Trout

Trout Payment Systems is a Houston focused merchant services firm that helps firms accept debit card and credit card payments and provides mobile app marketing solutions designed and priced for the small business owner. Trout is relationship driven, price competitive, and customer focused. The firm is active in the Cy Fair Chamber of Commerce, Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, and Houston West Chamber of Commerce.