"Controlling the Purse" is Focus for the NAWBO Phoenix April 13 Meeting

Monthly luncheon meeting will feature a fireside chat with Phoenix Businesswoman Christie Kerner.

Phoenix, AZ, March 18, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Join members of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter, and their guests on Wednesday, April 13 as they focus on “Controlling the Purse.” The luncheon event features a fireside chat with Phoenix Businesswoman Christie Kerner, led by Phaedra Earnhardt, NAWBO Phoenix President Elect.

More than 20 years ago, Kerner helped launch a company that became a multi-million dollar business within two years. Since then, she has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs create more success.

In addition to her own entrepreneurial endeavors and her consulting practice, Kerner has worked in Fortune 100 companies where she consistently won awards for identifying, creating and implementing efficient processes that leveraged technology to lower expenses and drive revenue. Her deep understanding of both human behavior and business make her an uncanny expert at marketing, and her ability to translate strategy into tactics ensures things get done.

Kerner is also a very active connector in the Phoenix business community (#yesphx). She is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and is a Regional Director plus the Phoenix City Director with Startup Grind.

The April 13 luncheon meeting will be held in Phoenix beginning at 11 a.m. Cost for members is $38, $48 for guests. For information on meeting location and to make a reservation, visit www.nawbophx.org.

NAWBO University
NAWBO University will precede the luncheon meeting (9:30 to 10:45 a.m.) and will feature an Investors’ Mini-panel. Ketan Patel and Tom Fulcher will walk attendees through the signs that it is time to get investors, and educate attendees about how to apply to Angel Investors. Patel is an expert in most aspects of business, from business model development to marketing to technology and asset creation, funding and optimization. Fulcher works with the Maricopa Small Business Development Center. The NAWBO University program is geared to businesses of all sizes.

NAWBO University is free for members and $30 for guests. Register at www.nawbophx.org .

NAWBO is an organization that works to: strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of its members and promote economic development; create innovative and effective changes in the business culture; build strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations; and transform public policy and influence opinion makers. For more information about the Phoenix Metro Chapter, founded in 1985, visit www.nawbophx.org .
NAWBO Phoenix
Laurie Anderson