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When asking Rosanna why she went down the road of entrepreneurship, she had a lot to attribute to her family values. Rosanna grew up in Buffalo, New York as a first-generation Italian immigrant. Her father was an orphan who immigrated from Italy to Canada in 1954, and at 14-years-old, he was completely alone. He didn’t have […]
Nakiea originally started a business with a mission in mind of helping the next generation. She set off to show teens the importance of understanding cash flow, how money moves and how financial literacy is extremely important in order to navigate life efficiently and effectively. Then word spread about her knowledge and expertise. Her business […]
Carley started with 15 years working in her family’s concrete business, had an executive MBA and saw an opportunity. She saw a need to educate the next generation of construction workers with the same knowledge she was lucky enough to gain throughout her experience with her family’s business. She thought she would capture and deliver […]
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Kristen Wood, Sports Nation
Joining the Canisius Women’s Business Center was a crucial turning point for Sport Nation, a value of which I would never underestimate.
Marcia Brogan, Marcia C. Brogan Agency
WBC’s [Elevate Advisory Group] gave me the insight and education about various opportunities that were available and how to access them. They were a great support team on teaching me what I needed to know to move my business to the next level.
Lisa Kilgore, Great Clips
[Master Advisory Group] has been a great asset in running and growing our business. It has provided me the resources, knowledge and contacts to focus on big picture business planning rather than just reacting to the “crisis of the day.”
Dr. Glenna Bett, Cytocybernetics
The monthly [Launch Advisory Group] meetings are inspirational, educational, and fun. The accountability session ensures that monthly goals are met. The help from the Women’s Business Center has been of outstanding value in helping me and my company appreciate and maximize the support and opportunities that are available to entrepreneurs in general and women entrepreneurs in particular.
Sondra Payne, AXA Advisors, LLC
The Women’s Business Center and my peers in the Forum group really bring a great perspective on continuing to grow my practice. We keep each other accountable and it’s nice to have ideas and feedback from individuals outside of the financial world.
Kathy Benzinger, Benzinger’s Clothing Care
The Women’s Business Center at Canisius has provided me with the necessary tools and knowledge to better manage and grow our business. I now have a better understanding of Financial Reports, Strategic Planning, HR, and Succession Planning. However, I believe that the greatest benefit of the WBC is the support and encouragement that I receive not only from the staff but from my classmates and friends in Forum One (Master Advisory Group).
Joan Schubring, Arrow Sheet Metal Works, Inc.
The Women’s Business Center is a wonderful tool for Women in Business. Whether a new business or an existing business, they encourage new ideas and are a terrific support group!