Press Release for Thursday, March 5, 2009

SBRN Announces 2009 Steering Committee Members

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102


The Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) recently selected new members for its 2009 Steering Committee. The SBRN is a not-for-profit organization managed under the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida.

The Network is comprised of small business professionals who are experts in banking, law, accounting, insurance, commercial real estate, consulting, business continuity, interior design/space planning and management issues relevant to small business. These experts are small-business friendly and are ready to assist small business owners, especially given the state of the nation’s economy.

“We are very excited about the 2009 Steering Committee for the SBRN. This group is bringing great energy and new ideas to enhance the Network and to assure that small business owners on the First Coast are aware of this great referral service available to them,” said Scott Glazier, president of the Jacksonville SBRN Chapter.

The new steering committee members are as follows:

President Scott Glazier Glazier & Glazier, P.A.
VP/Community Outreach Jeff Wilke Easy Step Solutions, LLC
VP/Development Ward Rainnie American Enterprise Bank
VP/Marketing Lola Naylor U.S. Small Business Administration
VP/Finance Eve Brown Presser, Lahnen & Edelman, CPAs
VP/Membership Jamie Docster Waddell & Reed, Inc.
Programs Chair Ken Smith Insurance Planning Services
Lunch Ladder Chair Mark Wilkinson Wilkinson, Garrard & Clements, CPAs
Accounting Chair Eve Brown Presser, Lahnen & Edelman, CPAs
Accounting Vice Chair Keith Johnson Keith E. Johnson, CPA, P.A.
Attorney Chair Laurie Lee Mathis & Murphy, P.A.
Attorney Vice Chair Chantal Hook Law Office of Chantal Hook, P.A.
Banker Chair Barbara Murphy CenterBank
Banker Vice Chair Christina Cherol First Coast Community Bank
Consultant Chair Eric Ramshaw Goldstein Commercial Properties, Inc.
Consultant Vice Chair Steve Johnston Network Managers, Inc.
Insurance Chair Bob Kershner SunCoast Financial Services
Agency Chair Jackie Perry Beaver Street Enterprise Center
Corporate Member Chair Cathy Bracken CYBERAUTHORIZE.COM Merchant Services
SBDC at UNF Representative Janice Donaldson Small Business Development Center at UNF

SBRN professionals are dedicated to assisting small businesses who are facing the challenges of day-to-day operations and to helping the owners find the answers to legal, financial and insurance questions. Not-for-profit small business assistance providers also belong to the SBRN Network to assure that a wide variety of small business assistance is available to every small business owner.

For information about the Small Business Resource Network, contact Marice Hague, SBRN Northeast regional coordinator, at (904) 620-1071 or by e-mail at mhague@unf.edu.



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