Small Business

Lunch & Learn

Small Business
Lunch & Learn Series

Attention small business owners:

You are invited to attend our free LUNCH & LEARN series on Tuesdays at 1:00pm in June.  The series is designed to provide resources to those of you who don’t have a human resources dept., marketing dept., or access to a corporate lawyer.  Bring your questions!  There will be a dedicated Q&A session at the end of each presentation.  A box lunch will be served at no charge.  Space is limited.  RSVP is required.  TO RSVP, click on the link under each date.

Tue., June 8 @ 1:00pm

Small Employer, Big Benefits, Easy Administration with Q&A

Presenter: Adam Seger, Davevic Benefit Consultants

Not all employers have an HR department.  We will discuss how to develop a benefits package to attract and retain employees without breaking the bank, and how to administer these efficiently.  We will cover the following topics and answer your questions.

  • What Health Insurance looks like in 2021.
  • What benefits are employees looking for post COVID-19?
  • What can an HR Professional do to enhance a benefits package without drastically increasing cost?
  • What can HR do to streamline the benefits process and other HR tasks with limited HR help?

A box lunch will be served at no charge.  RSVP required by Friday, June 4.  Space limited

Speaker Bio: Adam Seger is a Senior Administration Officer and Benefit Consultant at Davevic Benefit Consultants.  Adam has been with Davevic for over 7 years and has managed their administration services for the last two years.  Davevic Benefit Consultants is one of the leading Benefit Consultants in Western PA.  With over 800 clients in the tri-state area, Davevic is your one-stop shop for Employee Benefits, Administration Services, Medicare, and Individual Coverages.

Tue., June 15 @ 1:00pm

Debt Collection & Contract Legal Issues Affecting Small Businesses with Q&A

Presenter: Matthew Marshall, ESQ, Dillon, McCandless, King, Coulter & Graham, LLP

You work hard operating your small business.  Save precious time and money by understanding your rights and learning about best practices for contracts and debt collection.  Bring your questions for this experienced corporate lawyer.

A box lunch will be served at no charge.  Space limited.  Space still available, RSVP here.

Speaker Bio: Matt Marshall is a partner at DMKCG and is based in their Cranberry office. He represents both public and private clients in real estate, land use, corporate and municipal law matters. He represents clients on a variety of matters, including property acquisitions, financing, title, land use, bankruptcy, and construction issues related to commercial and residential development. He also counsels clients on corporate and business issues.

Matt earned his B.A., cum laude, in economics and political science from Allegheny College, where he was an Alden Scholar. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1994. During law school, Matt clerked for the Honorable Donald E. Ziegler of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Matt has maintained an “AV” Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by the Martindale-Hubbell® rating service.  AV Preeminent™ rating represents the highest rating of legal ability and ethics as determined by members of the bar and judiciary.”

Tues., June 22 @ 1:00pm

Digital Marketing Tips for Local Businesses with Q&A

Presenter:  Jordan Atchison, Corkboard Concepts, Chief Marketing Officer

Are you a small business owner too small for a marketing department?  Are your kids running your social media campaigns?  Then this workshop is for you.  We will provide local businesses with tips and insights ranging from entry level to some more advanced concepts for better online customer engagement.  Exploring platforms like Search, Social Media, and website best-practices, you’ll get a better understanding how online marketing can benefit your business!

A box lunch will be served at no charge.  Space limited.  RSVP required by Friday, June 18.

Speaker Bio: Jordan is the dedicated CMO for Corkboard Concepts. His career in marketing and media has gone through various twists. Spending the first couple years as a digital nomad, Jordan took his “marketing wits” on a tour of the globe starting online businesses in the US, United Kingdom and Asia. From eCommerce to digital publications, freelance marketing to local media, variety and change have been constants in Jordan’s marketing world.

Tues., June 29 @ 1:00pm

SBA Resources for your Small Businesses with Q&A

Presenter: Angel Marschik, SBA, Supervisory Lender Relations Specialist

Join us for a general overview of products and services offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  The SBA can assist businesses throughout their lifecycle with loans up to $5 million.  Angel will set time aside to answer your questions.

A box lunch will be served at no charge.  Space limited.  RSVP required by Friday, June 25.

Speaker Bio: Angel Marschik brings over 37 years of diversified banking and economic development knowledge to her position as Supervisory Lender Relations Specialist at the SBA Pittsburgh District Office.  In this position Angel serves as the regional point of contact for all facets of SBA lending.  Banks and non-bank lenders rely on her to provide information, guidance and training on multiple SBA programs.  Her past experience includes commercial lending, international banking and alternative/SBA financing.  Prior to joining the SBA in 2016, Angel worked as the SBA Regional Manager/VP at KeyBank, where she was responsible for SBA loans ranging in size from $100k to $5 million. She is the recipient of the 2006 SBA Champion Award and the 2010 Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.  In 2021 she was named one of the 20 People to Know in Banking by the Pittsburgh Business Times.