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A Legal & Financial Toolbox for Women Starting a Business
Learn about proactive steps to take with your start up (or while starting up your start up!) to protect you and the company down the road, including:
· Selecting and forming the appropriate legal entity
· Funding your business
· Limiting personal and company liability.
· Entering business (or not) with friends and family members.
· Contracting with providers, employees, and/or other companies
· Succession planning for your business
Jessica M Garcia has invested much of her 20 years in financial services helping clients. During this time, Jessica noticed frequent opportunities to help women to better understand their finances, particularly at different phases of life and started Brainstormingwomen,
to put her experience, education, and skills toward helping clients create a more positive relationship with their finances.
Jessica holds a BA in American Studies and Business from Queens University of Charlotte, an MBA from Queens University of Charlotte’s McColl School of Business, and a Certification as a Divorce Financial Analyst.
Jessi Thaller-Moran is an attorney with Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP. She advises clients of all sizes on legal issues related to business planning, corporate governance, and employee management. When necessary, Jessi also advocates for
clients in the courtroom.
Jessi earned a BA in Communication and Gender Studies from the University of Richmond and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Before joining Brooks Pierce, she spent two years clerking for judges on the North Carolina Business Court.
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