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“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 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 emerging or established and are using an accounting system that generates financial reports.  (participants are not required to bring their financials to class)

To learn more, contact Anamaria Contreras, 904.366.6633

The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center is a program of the Jacksonville Chamber Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization. The Women’s Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the JAX Chamber Foundation. The SBA’s cooperation does not constitute or imply its endorsement of any opinions, products or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for person(s) with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. To make arrangements, please contact us.


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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