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Smeal Alumni Career Services Webinar


Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Event: Smeal Alumni Career Services Life Long Learning Webinar
Title: How to Start a Business While Working Full-Time

Presenter: Karla Trotman, '98 Business Logistics, is a 3rd generation entrepreneur. After earning her MBA from Drexel in June, she was named Executive Vice President at Electro Soft, Inc. Karla is now in the process of taking over this 29-year-old electronics manufacturing firm, which was started by her father. Located in Philadelphia, their customers now span the globe and include leaders in the industrial marketplace as well as branches of the U.S. Military.

Prior to her return to the family business, Karla worked full-time at a major retailer in corporate function. While on maternity leave seven years ago, she recognized a need in the marketplace and started BellyButtonBoutique.com, an online boutique offering products of comfort and support for pre- and postnatal women. Since then, Karla and her business have been highlighted in several blogs, books and publications such as: U.S. News and World Report, People Magazine’s Celebrity Baby Blog and Inc. Magazine. By the way, the BellyButtonBoutique.com runs virtually on its own and has customers in over 42 countries.

Join in and learn Karla's startup tips such as:
- How to identify the right business for you
- The fastest way to get your business up and rolling
- Hidden land mines to avoid in small business
- Tools to help you manage your business while you work
- And more!

You won’t want to miss this webinar! You can tweet questions to Karla in advance at @karlatrotman using #SmealEntrepreneur or submit any through the registration form.

Let Karla know you are coming by clicking this tweetable comment: Can't wait to join@karlatrotman for the #psu #smeal #SmealEntrepreneur LIVE event on 9/30!


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