Dr. Joy Bhadury, Dean of the School of Business Administration and Economics at the College at Brockport, was the guest speaker at the May 16 luncheon of the RHBA at D’Mangu restaurant. “Please call me Joy,” he immediately told the group after being introduced. Bhadury came to the college nearly a year ago from the University of North Carolina at … [Read more...] about Brockport dean outlines scope of business school
Every small business owner and employer knows that decisions made in Albany have an impact – either positive or negative – on the bottom line. Chris Wiest, vice president/ public policy and advocacy at the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, gave a presentation to RHBA members recently about issues of interest to employers regarding the 2017 New York State budget and … [Read more...] about What will 2017 state legislative session bring?
You’ve probably heard of Kickstarter as a crowd-funding way to raise money for your business or start-up. But what about Kiva? … [Read more...] about Kiva Rochester offers unique way to get small business loan
Christmas carols with a jazzy twist entertained RHBA members and their guests at the annual Holiday Networking on Dec. 1. Members enjoyed tapas, cookies and punch at the East Avenue Inn while listening to a trio of students from Roberts Wesleyan College. A drawing of various prizes added to the festive atmosphere. More photos to come... Thank you for your support to the … [Read more...] about RHBA celebrates holidays!
Members of the RHBA learned about the services and history of ESL Federal Credit Union at the October meeting at D’Mangu restaurant. Arline Santiago, senior vice president and general counsel for ESL, was joined by Keith Cleary, vice president and director of business banking, and Malik Evans, business growth program manager. Santiago talked about how ESL’s roots go back … [Read more...] about ESL focuses on small biz growth