Steve Poorman will give a free presentation on successful business strategies.
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Would you like tips on starting a successful business or strategies for recovering from today’s challenges? Lock Haven native, Steve Poorman of Poorman & Group, will share insights gained from experiences as a business owner, CEO, Chairman of the Board, professional consultant, and author. Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
From his beginnings as a pre-teen in the music business to forming multi-million dollar real estate syndicates, Steve Poorman will address such issues as starting, operating, rejuvenating, and exiting a business. On Thursday, April 7, Lock Haven University’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Center Lecture Series and the Lock Haven Small Business Development Center are sponsoring a free public presentation on starting and turning around businesses. The talk and discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the LHU Health Professions Building, Room 118.
“Drawing from his varied experiences in building and operating businesses, Steve’s analysis of key issues will benefit students and community members who plan to be involved in some aspect of business management regardless of whether the business operates as a small, start-up or an established company,” explains Cori Myers, associate professor of business administration and co-director of the ELC.
Poorman & Group provides support services to troubled companies sometimes referred to as “turnaround consulting.” Client projects include work with gas and oil investments, retail, wholesale, snack food, manufacturing, medical, restaurant, airline, communication and insurance firms. Services include management audits and reports, diagnostic reviews, business plans and valuations for banks, and such clients as attorneys, insurance companies, investors and even the FBI. Poorman has owned or operated golf courses, restaurants, surgery centers, real estate agencies and various other business investments. Among his international experiences, Poorman was instrumental in establishing the second data processing organization in India.
In recent years, Poorman has lectured on college campuses on such topics as Entrepreneurship and Corporate Strategy. His many articles have appeared in publications throughout the country including the most recent “Companies in Trouble” and “Turnaround Strategies” for the Florida Bar.
His talk on April 7 will focus on the reality of being a small business owner. “We will offer ideas on non-traditional ways to acquire and finance a business, how to deal with difficult situations and what to do if problems arise,” says Poorman. “The objective is to prepare people to succeed in business and offer ways to protect themselves in the event of failure.”
For further information please contact Dr. Cori Myers at 570-484-2274 or email@example.com