Welcome, and please join me for our new monthly podcast, “We Grow Together.” Now you can listen to the thoughts, feelings and experience of our team on a variety of timely and relevant topics. I think you’ll agree, it’s quality business intelligence you’ll want to tap into.
Jennifer Palmer, CEO, Gerber Finance
In episode 13, we speak with Sarah Cohen, partner at Lombard & Geliebter LLP about the value of protecting your intellectual property from the beginning. Not only will this deter infringers and copycats, but it will also make your business more marketable in the long run. Taking these simple steps now will save you time, money, and aggravation. Don’t miss this important conversation!
Episode 12 is a special one for many reasons. We speak to Matthew McKeever, the CEO of Choice Logistics, about the company’s financial journey, how ABL helped the company grow, and how staying close to your people and clients can build a foundation for success, no matter what business you’re in. Check out the video version of the podcast below!
In episode 11 of our podcast, we talk to Mike Fake, the CFO of the wildly successful Stasher bags. Mike gives us the inside scoop about how he and Kat Nouri, CEO and Founder of Stasher, ended up choosing debt financing as opposed to equity, why this decision fueled growth and success, their foundational mission of sustainability and tips for new business owners searching for financing. It’s a conversation filled with lots of excellent financial business advice.
In episode 10 of our podcast, we talk to the ever-inspiring Nona Lim about what inspired her to start the company that bears her name. (Hint: her daughter and mother played a big part!) We also discuss her financing choices, how she successfully pivoted her business during the pandemic, and what it’s like being an AAPI business owner. It’s a conversation you won’t want to miss!
In episode 9 of our podcast, we talk to Melissa Martin, CEO and Founder of Wean Green, about her inspiring journey of launching a natural products company out of a passion. She talks about the bumps and accomplishments, building her dream team, alternative financing, and the trends she sees for the industry that she is so excited about! (And we are, too!)
In this episode, we have a fireside chat with Andrew Hollingsworth, Senior VP at Gerber Finance, CPA, and former CFO of Numi Tea. He talks about how a change in financing is worth the leap, and how the asset-based lending process allows for better overall financial health of your business.