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Financial Planning and Strategy Workshop by Robert H. Hacker FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center Hosts 2nd Boot Camp Session in Summer Series

Florida International University's Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center hosts a 2nd full-day Summer workshop on Financial Strategy led by finance expert and adjunct professor, Robert H. Hacker. This workshop is geared toward teaching South Florida entrepreneurs the “most effective tools for understanding their business’ growth potential."

Miami, FL, August 09, 2009 --( The Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center at Florida International University is hosting the 2nd session of its 2009 Summer Boot Camp Series--Financial Planning and Strategy--on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at FIU’s College of Business Complex. The full-day workshop is open to the public, alumni and students and begins at 9am.

The workshop will be presented by Robert H. Hacker, a local investment banker, adjunct professor at FIU and member of the Board at Pino. Hacker has over 30 years of financial and operating management experience in the U.S. and abroad. He has served as a CFO and COO for 14 years and provided strategy consulting to Fortune 500 companies in Asia for 10 years. He currently manages GH Capital Partners, a Miami-based boutique investment bank that arranges capital and provides strategy consulting to early stage and middle market companies in the Caribbean, Central America and Florida. Hacker is also a frequent blogger on finance, strategy and technology at At the August 13th workshop, Hacker will demonstrate the “most effective tools for understanding your business’ potential and its growth drivers.” The afternoon session is devoted to a case study discussion.

The Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center facilitates the entrepreneurial activities at Florida International University. The Center is supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the College of Business Administration at FIU. The Pino Center, directed by Dr. Irma Becerra-Fernandez, has been designated a Kauffman Campus by the Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City.

Each semester the Pino Center hosts a series of full-day boot camp workshops geared towards preparing members of the South Florida community with practical tools and knowledge for starting new ventures and improving their businesses. Boot camps are taught by practitioners in a variety of fields and provide attendees with a hands-on approach towards learning and improving their business. The 2009 Summer Boot Camp Series will focus on the following subject areas: Business Plan Writing, Financial Strategy and Marketing Strategy.

For more information about the Pino Center, please visit or call 305-348-7156.

For more information please contact:
Karyne Bury
Marketing & Events Coordinator
Eugenio Pino & Family Global Entrepreneurship Center

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