Park City Business University: Business Capitalization and Financing

  • Date: December 6, 2023
  • Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: Free. Registration is required.
  • Location: Blair Education Center - Intermountain Park City Hospital

Join the Park City Chamber & Visitors Bureau and The Referral Community on the first Wednesday of each month for Park City Business University. This ongoing professional development series covers marketing strategies, leadership, sales lead generation, and key takeaways that you can use to impact your business immediately.

This month, attendees will learn effective strategies and techniques for capitalizing your startup or financing your business expansion in times of high-interest rates and growing costs. This event will feature a roundtable of local experts to lead this insightful discussion. 

Panelists include:

Chris McCombs - Owner of CFO-4U
Chris McCombs is a small business owner providing CFO services to businesses. Chris has been advising businesses and their owners since 1989. By bringing a wealth of experience in accounting, tax and transaction assistance, Chris has helped enhance the value of dozens of businesses in a variety of industries. As a former SMB owner Chris can relate to and advise in matters that work in practice and not just theory. Currently, in his role as a CFO and business consultant, he helps owners understand what’s really happening in their businesses and navigate the best financial path forward.

Ryan Hamlin - Managing Director from Pando Labs
Ryan Hamlin is the Co-Founder, COO & Head of Product at LeafPlanner and the Managing Director of Pando Labs, and brings extensive knowledge in entrepreneurship and wealth advisory. 

Devon Hansen – SBA Loan Officer at America First Credit Union
Devon Hansen is an SBA Loan Officer with America First Credit Union and enjoys helping entrepreneurs start, grow and acquire businesses.  Devon has a degree in finance, worked for Toyota’s corporate office, owned and operated a successful independent auto dealership, and now assists small business owners in pursuing their dreams.  He enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with family.

Alassane Niang – Funding and Business Connection Expert at POSH Management Group 
Alassane Niang is a speaker, business consultant, and philanthropist who has been in the financial industry for several years. A former collegiate athlete, multiple conference champion, and Jr. Olympic competitor. He immigrated from Mali, West Africa, overcoming the odds and became an entrepreneur building multiple 6-figure businesses.

Tom Bishop - Founder & CEO at Paleblue
Tom’s career has been focused on developing and manufacturing products for great brands including Burton Snowboards, Skullcandy, and Owlet Baby Care. He is now a founder and CEO of Paleblue which is solving the 1 million tons of waste created annually by single use batteries.