0552-009 SAV Finding the Financing Fit for Your Business

Finding the Financing Fit for Your Business

Friday, September 20th
$ 0.00
Access to Capital


Discover the right financing path for your small business in our one-hour webinar, Finding the Financing Fit for Your Small Business.

Delve into the array of funding options available in 2024, from traditional funding to alternative options. This session guides you through these choices, providing actionable insights and expert advice to help you make informed decisions. Gain clarity on navigating the complexities of financing, empowering you to drive your business toward financial success in the upcoming year. This session will help you identify potential pitfalls and learn proactive measures to overcome obstacles, ensuring a smoother financing process for your small business.

Starts in 2 months!


  • Distinguish between traditional and emerging funding models, enabling better decision-making for your business's financial health.
  • Analyze and align specific financing solutions with your business's unique requirements. 
  • Assess the feasibility of different options and select the most suitable financing fit to fuel your business growth.
  • Navigate the complexities and challenges associated with securing funding 


Friday, September 20, 2024
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Cost: $0.00

This is a Zoom webinar. Upon registration, you will receive your Zoom link via email. 


We would like to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of this program. 


Becky Brownlee

Becky Brownlee is the Area Director at the UGA SBDC in Savannah. She has over 20 years of experience as a small business owner, in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, retail, beauty, education, health, agriculture, real estate, and construction. Alongside running her ventures, she holds expertise in finance, hospitality, and insurance. Becky excels in securing funding, navigating commercial real estate intricacies, and managing all aspects from site selection to permitting. Becky has a Bachelors of Industrial Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she earned her MBA from South University.

Valerie McElveen

Valerie McElveen is the area director for the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern University. She specializes in assisting clients with accounting and finance strategies, including cost accounting, financial analysis, cash flow management and financial forecasting. Valerie brings a range of experience from working in a large manufacturing environment to working with local businesses. Valerie has a Bachelors of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University and she earned her MBA from Georgia Southern University.

Chase Cowart

Chase Cowart is a Business Consultant at the UGA SBDC in Savannah. Prior to joining the University of Georgia SBDC in 2023, Chase Cowart worked for a large tertiary care health system.  Chase’s experiences within healthcare administration primarily focused on strategic planning and business development with a specific emphasis on the development of ambulatory campuses and services. Chase has a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Georgia, and he earned his MBA from Georgia Southern University.

Steve Trussell

Steve Trusell is a business consultant at the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern University. Steve brings extensive experience in consulting with firms on manufacturing, sourcing, and supply chain management. He has worked with both large manufacturers and small companies to improve their supply chains through organizational transformation, strategic sourcing, and negotiations. Steve has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Louisville and he earned his MBA from Bellarmine University.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannnah or at Georgia Southern University
A Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lauren Davis at [email protected] or call 912-478-7232