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Veterans Business Bootcamp for Growth

October 25, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0

This Veterans Business Bootcamp is designed for veterans and partners to grow your veteran owned business.

You will be led through educational sessions by veteran entrepreneurs and local business executives, and have one-on-one discussions with top providing regional professionals including CPA’s, Attorney’s, Marketing Agencies and more!

Special presenters will focused on Growth Mindset, Attracting and Retaining Employees, and Financial Growth Solutions followed by the ceremony for the annual Regional Veterans Business of the Year Award presented by the UMW Small Business Development Center.

The Veterans Business Bootcamp Workshop is a program instituted by the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development (UMW SBDC) and the Stafford County Economic Development Authority (Stafford EDA).

This  bi-annual Veterans Business Bootcamp workshop is offered in the spring and fall, covering a variety of business startup, development and expansion processes for veteran entrepreneurs and partners.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Time: 8:30 am – 2 pm

Location: University of Mary Washington Stafford Campus – 121 University Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22406


8:30 AM | Check-in, Registration, and Networking Breakfast sponsored by Bank of Charlestown

9:00 AM | Welcome from Linzy Browne, Stafford EDA & Kimberly Young, UMW Associate Provost

9:15 AM | Growth Mindset with Mike Williams

10:00 AM | Break

10:15 AM | Attracting and Retaining Employees with Sharon Kelley

11:00 AM | Loans for Financing Growth with Teri Tosti

11:45 AM | Networking & Lunch provided by Obsidian Solutions Group

12:30 PM | Lessons Learned & Award Ceremony with Ty Logan, Obsidian Solutions Groups & Susan Ball, UMW SBDC

1:00 PM | Professional Resources Expo



This program hosted by UMW Small Business Development Center and the Stafford EDA.


UMW Stafford Campus
121 University Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States
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