Key4Women Wisdom Wednesdays

Key4Women presents an educational 30-minute conference call series
This monthly series will take place the last Wednesday of each month through October 2015. All events are held
at 12 PM ET with time allotted for Q&A. Dial-in for tips and trends from nationally recognized speakers on business, marketing, leadership, and more.

Wisdom Wednesday sessions are offered free of charge, and you can sign-up for the entire series.

May 27, 2015: Celebrating Small Business Month: Debunking the myths around Small Business Administration loans

Speaker: John Moshier, KeyBank, National SBA Manager

The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers numerous programs to assist entrepreneurs with starting, managing and growing their businesses. Thousands of American businesses are turning to this resource because financing remains a formidable challenge. However, many misconceptions exist about these government-guaranteed programs but it’s really one of the best-kept secrets.

In this session you will learn:

  • Identification of the of misconceptions about SBA loans
  • Debunking of the SBA misconceptions
  • Explanation of how SBA solutions help businesses

John Moshier is a Senior Vice President and National SBA Manager at KeyBank. He is responsible for Key’s Small Business Administration (SBA) programs. Key was recognized as the 2012 SBA 7(a) large lender of the year.

In 2004, John joined KeyBank as the SBA Relationship Manager for North East Ohio. Previously, he was a commercial real estate lender with GE Capital for the State of Ohio and spent more than 6 years with National City, serving in various management capacities before becoming a commercial banker.

John holds a Bachelor of Political Science and Public Administration degrees from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. John was awarded a certificate for completion of Green Belt program while working at GE.

John is a member of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL). He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Cleveland Growth Capital Corp., member of the Cleveland Downtown Alliance and Board of Director for the NE Ohio chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

April 29: How to fast track your career with international experience!
Speakers: Sapna Welsh and Caroline Kersten, partners at Leverage HR
getAbstract book summary: Worldly Women The New Leadership Profile; How to Expatriate With Excellence (PDF)

May 27: Celebrating Small Business Month: Debunking the Myths around Small Business Administration loans
Speaker: John Moshier, KeyBank National SBA Manager

June 24: How “equity expertise” can boost a corporate or entrepreneurial career for women
Speaker: Susan Schreter, CEO of Start on Purpose

July 29: Worksite Wellness: How Health Affects Your Business's Bottom Line
Speaker: Mary Purdy, MS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Adjunct Faculty at Bastyr University, Seattle.

August 26: Title: Promoting U! Use Career Common CENTS™ to Promote Your Business
Speaker: Tonya Tiggett, Promoting University, LLC

September 30: Leveraging LinkedIn: How a Powerful Profile Can Help You Grow Your Business
Speaker: Debra Jasper, Mindset Digital

October 28: From Passenger to Driver: Women's Wealth Drives Bold Philanthropy
Speaker: Dr. Mesch, Director of Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy