Navigating the CARES Act and the Payroll Protection Program

Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 10:30 AM MST

To continuously provide education for real world situations, we present our series of Education Events. Learn from the experts how to succeed with your business!

Navigating the CARES Act and the Payroll Protection Program

When: February 18, 2021 12:30 PM EST / 11:30 AM CST  / 10:30 AM MST / 9:30AM PST
Where: Zoom Online Conferencing
Subject Track: Finance

Early registration (through 5:00 p.m. MST 2/12/21)
Members: Free
Non-members: $14 + $2.25 ticketing fee

Late registration (5:01 p.m. MST 2/12/21 – 2:29 p.m. 2/18/21)
Members: $4
Non-members: $19 + $2.25 ticketing fee

You have questions about the latest update to the CARES act and the PPP program. We have local experts ready to share answers! How can you apply for an initial PPP loan? Are you eligible for a second draw? How can you plan for loan forgiveness? Join us at this Morning Mingle to learn the vital information your business needs.

Featured Speakers:

Learn from the Experts

Susan Graf – Alpine Bank

Susan Graf has served in leadership roles in a variety of mid-sized CPG companies, including VP Finance and Administration at Bhakti Chai and Vice President of Operations at Leanin’ Tree, a Boulder greeting card manufacturer. Graf now helps socially and environmentally conscious companies connect with the capital they need to fulfill their missions. She also serves on the boards of Naturally Boulder and the Colorado Enterprise Fund.

Dan King – Boulder SBDC

Dan’s extensive career spans the fields of banking, real estate, hotels, restaurants, consulting and property management. He has worked for HSBC Bank, HVS International and has started three businesses of his own. He has been actively involved with the City of Boulder, was the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Boulder Chamber of Commerce and on the Executive Board for the Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau. His areas of expertise include financial modeling, market analysis and general business operations. Dan is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.

Robert Anderson – Colorado Enterprise Fund

Robert Anderson is a small business turn-around expert and business coach, with success restoring value to businesses throughout North America. He has a track record of small business success, identifying harmful constraints and implementing solutions to restore long-term organizational and financial health. He served in various senior management roles in high-tech businesses with national and international presence. Since 1995 he has provided life-changing training and leadership to clients in the U.S. and Canada, serving as a consultant for International Profit Associates and for Small Business Advocacy Center, his private practice, located in northern Colorado. Besides teaching, Anderson is a leader at Colorado Enterprise Fund, a non-profit community development lender. He heads the team of small business consultants charged with helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses successfully.

After earning an MA in English from University of Arkansas, Anderson’s career began at Southwest Missouri State University where he was an English instructor. He later turned to business leadership. After earning an MBA in 1988 from University of Memphis, Anderson focused his attentions as a change agent reforming practices in high-tech businesses and later as a consultant to small businesses. During this time he created numerous learning guides, manuals and reference works to support the best-practice campaigns he headed.


Participants will be able to see and hear the presenters, but participants’ cameras won’t be on, and their mics will be muted. Participants will be able to communicate with each other using the Chat box and type questions to our featured panelists via the Q&A box.


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