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Maybe it’s low interest rates. Or a surge in sales. Or a long-term strategy. Whatever your reasons, if you’re thinking about expanding your business’s physical space, it’s important to take your specific needs and situation into account. The process calls for many steps — from finding financing to selecting a site to making design decisions. Getting expert guidance can be a big help — and save you significant time and money down the road.
That’s why Shelter is joining with other industry professionals to present Positioning Your Business for Expansion. This free webinar will provide online education and advice to business owners and entrepreneurs who want to add to, move or remodel their facility.
Beth Crowell is The Hippie Banker — a small-business loan consultant and life coach helping entrepreneurs and business owners overcome two of the biggest hurdles to success she has witnessed in her 15 years of working with small business owners: access to financing, and fear. The Hippie Banker does this by leveraging her experience as a life coach and her almost 13 years as a business lender to help business owners get the best loan for their business with the least amount of effort and stress, while also providing coaching before and after the loan to ensure a smooth and successful launch. Beth holds a BA from Ripon College in Economics, is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional, is a graduate of Life Coach Training at the WholeBeing Institute, and was named Businesswoman of the Year by Western Dairyland’s Women’s Business Center in 2017.
In his current role as a leasing agent for Goldridge Companies, Andrew has more than 10 years of experience in residential/commercial leasing and property management, giving him a firm understanding of the markets in western Wisconsin. Before dedicating his time to commercial real estate, he was a residential loan officer lending more than $40 million throughout his banking career to more than 300 families and individuals. Through all of Andrew's experiences, he never forgets that the relationship with his customer/client is most important. Originally from Altoona, WI, Andrew moved to Marshfield, WI, to finish his high school education and then to Eau Claire, where, in 2006, he completed his bachelor's degree in business management with an entrepreneurial emphasis and minored in marketing. He completed his real estate education in 2012.
Hal heads up the Eau Claire, WI, office of Shelter Architecture + Design. He leverages his 20 years of broad-based commercial experience bringing clients, coworkers, collaborators, designers, consultants and contractors together to find creative design solutions that will enhance the user experience and add value to our clients’ businesses. After completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Minnesota and a Master of Architecture at Arizona State University, he found that a large part of his passion for architecture is centered on bringing together the many talented and diverse people he is privileged to work with on each project, to make spaces that are greater than the sum of their parts. To quote a favorite professor, “You can do anything; you just can’t do it alone.” Hal also has a passion for building local entrepreneurship and community arts and can regularly be found working to support one or the other.