"We have assembled a panel of experts who can offer advice from experts on how to cut costs, lower their tax obligations, secure funding, and increase revenue in the coming year," said Anita Campbell, CEO of Small Business Trends, one of the top sources of information for entrepreneurs on the web.
"At a time when every business must count its pennies, we hope to show strategies for growth for existing business and for startups," added Rohit Arora, CEO of Biz2Credit.
John Meyer is director of business marketing of The Company Corporation, the Small Business Unit at Corporation Service Company® (CSC®), which incorporates tens of thousands of new businesses annually and provides ongoing compliance services to 200,000 companies located throughout the U.S.
Meyer is a small business start-up expert with The Company Corporation. He leads the organization's educational programs and moderates the company's popular webinar series which features small business owners, authors and business experts.
Prior to joining CSC, Meyer held marketing positions with MBNA America (now Bank of America). In these positions, Meyer managed relationships with such companies as Wachovia, Ethan Allen Furniture, The Home Depot, and the Boston Red Sox. In addition, Meyer completed the management development program at MBNA.
Meyer spends his free time in the small business community, serving as a member of the board of advisors for a local small business and also as a member on the board of directors for a non-profit organization that is dedicated to educating emerging student leaders. Meyer holds a BA in History from Loyola University Maryland. He served as class president and was the student commencement speaker sharing the stage with the late newsman Tim Russert.
John and his wife are small business owners in the children's portrait photography industry.
Rohit Arora, CEO and co-founder of Biz2Credit, is one of the country's leading experts in small business finance. Since its founding in 2007, Biz2Credit has arranged $800M in small business loans and has helped literally thousands of entrepreneurs. For his efforts to help others and his pioneering business model, Rohit Arora was named Crain's NY Business "Entrepreneur of the Year 2011."
Rohit is an often quoted expert on small business lending for major news media, including: New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur, American Banker, CNNMoney, MSNBC, Inc., and Washington Post. A frequently sought guest speaker; he was a panelist at the 2012 New York Times Small Business Summit, National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU)'s Small Business Lending Conference, the American Asian/Asian Research Institute's panel on small business growth and the Harlem Business Alliance's 9th Annual Harlem Business Economic Summit.
Rohit oversees the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a widely reported monthly snapshot of small business loan approvals. Its findings are reviewed by Federal Reserve and SBA officials, as well as the President's Council of Economic Advisors. He has written columns on SMB finance for FOX Small Business Center, SmallBizTrends, Franchise Handbook, NewJerseyNewsroom, New York Enterprise Report, and others.
Founded in 2007, Biz2Credit Business Loans is a leading credit marketplace connecting small- and medium-sized businesses with lenders, service providers, and complementary business tools. The company matches borrowers to financial institutions based on each business's unique profile -- completed in less than four minutes -- in a safe, efficient, price-transparent environment. Biz2Credit's network consists of 1.6 million users, 1,200+ lenders, credit rating agencies such as D&B and Equifax, and small business service providers including CPAs and lawyers. Having arranged more than $1 billion in funding throughout the U.S., Biz2Credit is widely recognized as the #1 online credit resource for small business loans, lines of credit, working capital and other funding options.
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About The Company Corporation
With more than 500,000 businesses formed, The Company Corporation® provides affordable incorporation and business compliance services to small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide. Based in Delaware, The Company Corporation serves small business owners nationwide through its websites, www.incorporate.com and www.llc.com.