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Friday, April 5 was a very busy day for the Hillman Entrepreneurs. After attending a formal gala celebration to recognize our benefactors, the Hillman Family Foundation and Southern Management, the students returned to campus to meet for in-depth discussions with members of our community who are dedicated to helping aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners to launch, sustain, and grow their business ventures.

 

Marilyn Balcombe, President of the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce clues students into the importance of building their professional network.

Martha Jimenez, Senior Business Advisor for the Women’s Business Center, provides individual coaching for the aspiring entrepreneurs in the Hillman Entrepreneurs Program.

Johanna Amaya, Small Business Coach with the Latino Economic Development Center, shares some real world advice for small business start ups.

Martha Jimenez, Senior Business Counselor of the Women’s Business Center; Marilyn Balcombe, President of the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce; Judith Stephenson, Small Business Navigator for Montgomery County; and Johanna Amaya, Small Business Coach with the Latino Economic Development Center, provided direct advice to the students in both a large group setting and in smaller roundtable discussions. Students were able to ask very specific questions about the direction of their future plans and about where they will be able to go for support.

Every year, our students are provided with these valuable connections. Students are highly encouraged to include these new resource experts to their LinkedIn accounts and to continue to engage with the organizations they represent.

 

Judith Stephenson, Small Business Navigator for Montgomery County Government, shares valuable information about regulations and other important considerations businesses need to know about and comply with.

 

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