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 this episode, we sit down with Jan Hall, CEO of M2 Ingredients and OM Superfood Mushrooms, to discuss the current state of the natural products industry, why it’s such an awesome industry to be part of, five tips that new up-and-coming natural products companies should be mindful of, and what types of financing options are the most beneficial to businesses.
Not every company falls neatly into the “debt-versus-equity” box. In this episode, Gerber Finance’s CEO, Jennifer Palmer, talks to special guests, Paul Pruett, CEO of Designer Protein, Vern Christensen, Managing Director of PCG Investors and Chairman of Designer Protein, and Brent Knudsen, Founder & Managing Partner from PCG Investors, about their new partnership. Listen in to learn how private equity and debt financing can be the perfect mix to fund your business growth.
In this episode, Gerber Finance’s CEO, Jennifer Palmer, talks about all things asset-based lending. She explains exactly what it is, the main benefits to companies it best applies to, why “debt” really isn’t a scary word (and actually is cheaper in the long run), and why now – more than ever – asset-based lending is becoming a very popular method of financing.
The COVID-19 pandemic still leaves a lingering shadow over businesses of all kinds. Gerber Finance checked in with Jacen Dinoff, Principal, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of KCP Advisory Group for his insights on turnaround management for your business: When you need it, how it works, and how it can help your company start earning a profit again. He also shares tips on getting creative with business plans, what makes a great leader, and the value of asset-based lending for struggling businesses. Even if your company may not need it right now, it’s great to know your options!
Gerber Finance CEO, Jennifer Palmer, talked with the Founders of Baby Gourmet – Jennifer Carlson, CEO & Co-Founder, and Jill Vos, Co-Founder. They discuss everything from how they adapted their business plan and continued to launch five new innovative products during a pandemic, to launching e-comm on their website for the first time ever to adapt to consumers’ new buying habits. Tune in to hear this, as well as how they stay connected to their buyers and community through social media by maintaining the most positive attitude that shines throughout their culture. It’s truly inspiring!
Gerber Finance’s CEO, Jennifer Palmer, looks ahead with Gerber Finance’s Founder, Gerald Joseph, as he discusses likely future business scenarios and how to plan for them. Gerald discusses how to pivot in an ever-changing and uncertain landscape. Hear how to prepare a Plan A, B and even C, along with opinions on how to tap into other sources of capital beyond CARES Act loans.
Maintaining a vibrant company culture while apart can be difficult, but it can be done. Gerber Finance’s CEO, Jennifer Palmer, talks to Gerber Finance’s very own Head of Culture, Augusta Melendez, about their actual experiences and innovations including how to maintain close internal connections and support, the Gerber Academy (help with educating our kids), staying close to clients and much more.