Workshop: Financial Empowerment for Women Business Owners

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Workshop: Financial Empowerment for Women Business Owners
Where Seattle, WA
Monday 27, 2017 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Lives are improved when people have the knowledge and tools to make wise financial decisions. This is especially true for small business owners. Our goal is to empower and inspire women business owners by sharing insights, tips, and real life examples in a collaborative workshop.

Topics we will cover:

  • Overview of your business plan, including money management and tax strategy
  • Ownership sharing – the benefits and drawbacks
  • Tips for assessing risk
  • Work-life balance and ways it affects your finances
  • Long-term planning


About the Speaker

Wendy Gillihan (Gryffin Consulting) has over fifteen years of experience in small business and non-profit accounting and HR. her areas of focus are accounting and HR system project management, establishing internal controls, and business strategy.

Her education includes a BS in Business and Master of Accountancy from the Gore School of Business at Westminster College. She holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM-CP certifications, and is a CPA candidate. For her non-paid life, she sits on the board of trustees for the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce as a representative for the small business community. She previously served on the Seattle Women’s Commission (chair), and currently serves on the Labor Standards Advisory Commission (chair) advising the Mayor and City Council on issues of economic opportunity for our region.

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