About the Event

Discover key findings from our latest pilot, the “Open for Business Program”, a partnership with Wells Fargo that explored a new model for delivering technical assistance with several business support organizations across the country. Hear from our panel of practitioners as they discuss key lessons and best practices around the integration of technology into their program models.

Join the discussion with the following industry experts and thought leaders

  • Natalie Madeira Cofield, President and CEO, Association for Enterprise Opportunity
  • Christopher Johnson, Product and Innovations Lead, Wells Fargo
  • Lynne Leary, Founder and Board Chairperson, My Sister’s Village
  • Nikki Arsenault, Program Manager, GMEN
  • Bridget Ross, VP of Business Support, Lift Fund
  • Brendan Landry, Innovation Portfolio Manager, Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Event Highlights Included:

Innovation Presentation: Discover key findings from our pilot program, “Open for Business” in partnership with Wells Fargo, a two-year technical assistance pilot model where robust business assessments were used by various organizations across the country to identify crucial interventions needed for business growth.

Panel Discussion: The panel discussion will explore the opportunities and challenges that participating organizations faced in delivering a new model for technical assistance to their entrepreneurs, and what strategies they learned for more impactful service delivery that others should consider implementing.