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BUSINESS BUILDERS
Tuesday, May 14   | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
 

GUEST SPEAKER

Robert Theobald, Small Buisness Ombudsman
Arizona Commerce Authority
 

TOPIC

Free Resources for Small Business Owners: Arizona Commerce Authority's Small Business Services

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) Small Business Services (SBS) strives to provide information on business licensing and statewide resources for every stage of business development and serves as an advocate by developing policies and programs addressing the needs of small businesses.

The SBS works closely with entrepreneurs, government officials, community leaders, and business organizations, focusing on support and opportunities for Arizona’s small, minority-, and women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises.

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SCHEDULE

5:30 – 5:45 p.m. | Refreshments/Welcome

5:45 – 5:50 p.m. | Entrepreneur 30-second Introductions

5:50 – 6:30 p.m. | Guest Speaker

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Networking and Business Mixer

SNACKS

Light refreshments will be provided.

LOCATION

The Business Builders meeting will be held in Building C
(Adjacent to the Goodyear Branch Library)
14455 W Van Buren St, Suite C-102
Goodyear, AZ 85338

 

 ABOUT THE GUEST SPEAKER
 robert theobald 

Robert Theobald is the Small Business Ombudsman for the Arizona Commerce Authority. Robert has a Bachelors Degree from BYU and an MBA from ASU. He has over 20 years of retail, multi-unit, and operations experience. As the Small Business Ombudsman, Robert is working to support small businesses throughout Arizona.

Key Competencies include:
Building Collaborative Relationships
Mentoring and Coaching
Strategic Analysis and Planning
Performance Coaching
Budgeting and Goal Setting
Written and Verbal Communication
Bilingual- English and Spanish
Recruiting and Hiring
Diversity and Inclusion
Regulatory Compliance