May 19: Expert Insights for Asian American and Pacific Islander Small Business Owners May 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT May 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

The Asian American and Pacific Islander community play an integral role in America’s small business economy. In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month we are joined by Carlton Chen, Leland Dear and John Xu.

These experts will be sharing tips, strategies, and information that can make a real impact on AAPI business owners.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Five benefits to starting your own business
  • Loan programs available to you and how to apply to them
  • Why it is essential to retain a business lawyer

About the Presenter(s)

Leland Dear

My 33+ years of expertise in the California Bay Area is in the 4 Rs - Retail, Restaurant, Real Estate and now Retirement. I can help you with the following: - Strategies on business plans for startup retail or restaurant businesses. - Business strategies on identifying problems and solutions for sales, marketing, operations, customer service, cost cutting, maximizing profits and succession...

Carlton S. Chen

Executive Profile - Passionate about helping companies to succeed in leveraging their branding, products and services, especially into new markets. Welcomes the challenge of looking at creative ways to use advanced technology, intellectual property rights, and the unique client attributes and talents to their advantage. Skillsets - Business Corporate Transactions…Mergers Acquisitions...

John Xu

John Xu is a Lender Relations Specialist with over 25 years of combined public and private sector experience in small business banking and lending.

Lender Relations Specialist, District International Trade Officer , Connecticut SBA District Office
Asian american business owner