Stories of Resilience: How 3 Small Businesses Survived A Challenging Year

For all of the challenges the pandemic created for business leaders, it also revealed a spirit of resiliency and optimism within the small business community. We have heard many powerful stories from our clients about how they found ways to rebound, rebuild and recover and work towards the start of something BIG.

In this live session, hear about the financial tools and techniques that helped three small business owners from diverse industries—software, distribution, and accounting—manage through the pandemic and accelerate their recovery to take their businesses in exciting new directions.

Join us on Wednesday, May 26 for a live roundtable discussion hosted by Patrick Smith, Head of Small Business Banking at Santander. Patrick will be joined by Michelle DeFronzo, owner of IMEX cargo LLC, Orumé Hays, owner of Hays CPA LLC, and Andy Rieger, owner of Transparent Health Group LLC, Multiply Benefits LLC, Rabbitt Software LLC.

Key takeaways will include:

  • Key learnings from the pandemic that business owners can use moving forward
  • Tools, resources and strategies that helped keep business viable
  • Helpful resources and organizations that can support small business growth and success

MAY 26, 2021

12:00 PM ET – 1:00 PM ET

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Patrick Smith
Head of Small Business Banking
Santander Bank, N.A.

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Michelle DeFronzo
CEO and Founder
Peabody, MA

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Orumé Hays
Managing Director and Founder
Staten Island, NY

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Andy Rieger
President and Co-Founder
Transparent Health Group LLC,
Multiply Benefits LLC,
Rabbitt Software LLC
Swarthmore, PA

Opinions expressed are those of the speakers individually, not necessarily any Santander entity, are for general information and teaching purposes, and shall not constitute securities or investment advice or offers of any kind. Santander does not provide tax, legal or financial advice. Please consult with your own independent advisors prior to taking any action.

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