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Erika Nelson – Financial Matters

“Financial Matters was definitely an eye-opener. My CPA mentor helped me focus on what was most important. Meeting other women and finding out about their businesses was also a big advantage.”

Erika Nelson

Nelson & Company, LLC Financial Matters Graduate

Financial Matters

JWBC’s Financial Matters workshop intensive will provide an in-depth financial education to women business owners that will streamline their business infrastructure, improve profitability, and facilitate growth.

Said to be an “eye-opener” by past participants, JWBC’s Financial Matters program connects women business owners with accountants and financial experts in a workshop learning intensive on the financial aspects of business ownership. Participants will review the financial health of their businesses, develop strategies to improve their cash flow management and profitability, support the infrastructure of the business, and create a plan for growth.

Key Benefits of the Program

Participants will:
• Complete a business model canvas/business plan
• Learn how to develop a relationships with bankers and accountants
• Understand and manage the components of business finances
• Read financial statements and understand their impact on the overall health of the business
• Recognize gaps affecting profitability
• Understand and avoid compliance issues
• Protect themselves from theft and/or fraud
• Learn how to access capital and obtain a loan

Ideal participants are women business owners, who have been in business at least six months and are using an accounting system that generates financial reports.

Cost: $200 per person.  Length: Six sessions, plus a bonus session – Introduction to Quick Books, Tips & Tricks

Currently enrolling for a new class.  Program dates: All workshops are held at the JAX Chamber, 9:00 a.m. to noon on the following Wednesdays:  February 28, March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28 and April 4.  April 11 – OPTIONAL WORKSHOP – Introduction, Tips and Tricks for QuickBooks.

To register and pay online click here.  To learn more, contact Kathy Bolesworth, 904.366.6633


The JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1978 and serves Northeast Florida in funding workforce development, leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.


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