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Starting a Business – What You Need to Know
Date: Tue September 10, 2013 | 8:30am - 10:30am
Inspired, “downsized” or just ready to own your own business? Assess your entrepreneurship potential while getting an overview of the marketing, financial and operations issues involved in starting a business.Register Now
Bruce Share, Share Business Growth Strategies, LLC
Bruce has 40 years of experience building and growing businesses. He spent 21 years at Bank of Boston as a senior level financial, administrative and business planning manager of multi-billion dollar domestic and international business units, and as a Strategic Planning Officer at the corporate level. Initially, he was an analyst in the financial reporting unit that created and implemented Bank of Boston Corporation’s first internal reporting and budgeting systems.
Over the next 15 years Bruce was a consultant in the entrepreneurial world as a business planning expert, including taking two start-up companies from concept through family and friends financing. Shortly after Kuwait’s liberation from Iraqi control, he was hired by the Government of Kuwait to write and present a seminar to Kuwaiti bankers covering strategic and marketing planning, line-of-business/customer/product profitability, and transfer pricing. For the past 4 years, he has worked for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services focused on bringing federal grant money into Massachusetts, while continuing his more limited consulting practice.
Bruce has a BS in Finance from Long Island University, plus an MBA and Certificate in Advanced Management Studies from Babson College. He is Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Defeat Diabetes Foundation and is a member of the Board of Trustees of his condominium association.
Sponsored by MA Small Business Development Center.
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