NapaWISE – Napa County Women in Successful Enterprises

Nov 15 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm

Event Details

Women business owners in Napa County are invited to join this group and participate in our monthly online events! 

The NapaWISE group is created by women, for women like you to work on your businesses. Come and learn what to expect, meet the group, and see if it is right for you. 

About the NapaWISE Group

  • Meets online once a month, every third Tuesday, Noon to 1:30
  • Time to talk about challenges and opportunities for your business
  • Expert guest speakers covering subjects you need to know to improve your business
  • Exclusively for women business owners in Napa County
  • No annual fee, thanks to a generous grant by Redwood Credit Union

A roundtable group provides you with a safe place where you can help with pressing issues you are dealing with. This is an ongoing group that meets once a month. Click on “Request to Join” to complete an application to join the roundtable.

Led by Cathy Balach and Laurie Zerga

Cathy Balach is a marketing strategist and online marketer working with website design, content development, email communications, and marketing media.

She holds a MBA with focus in Entrepreneurship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Masters in International Management from University of Arizona/Thunderbird.

Cathy has worked for PepsiCo, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and launched three startups of her own. With over 15 years of experience consulting and mentoring small businesses, she has worked with thousands of start-up and growing businesses in the North Bay.

Industry-wise, she’s worked with many types of small businesses, including retail (online and bricks-and-mortar), food businesses, and nonprofits. 

Laurie Zerga is a Strategic Business Advisor at SBDC and loves helping entrepreneurs with marketing, IT, customer service, startups and p&l accountability from $2M to $45M. She is an accomplished senior executive, C-Suite officer, consultant, entrepreneur, thought leader, and board member with over 25 years of success across financial services, food, international technology and engineering industries.

She uses surprising secrets to grow without pain in rapidly changing times. But very few small businesses use these techniques that allow you to serve a lot more people and increase the bottom line.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Email info@solanosbdc.org for assistance.

Sponsored by Redwood Credit Union

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