IU Southeast School of Business to host entrepreneur panel

1st December 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Dec. 1, 2011) – Dreaming of starting your own business? The Indiana University Southeast School of Business can help you start down the path by sharing stories from successful local entrepreneurs.

The IU Southeast School of Business and the New Albany Urban Enterprise Zone Association will host “Paths of Entrepreneurs” from 6 to 7:30 pm, Monday, Dec. 12, in University Center room 122. 

The panelists are Dave Dafoe of Flavorman – The Beverage Architects and Lisa Brooking of True Colors Tanning.

  • Dave Dafoe left Brown-Forman to establish his own company that specializes in building beverage brands. Customers include Chiquita Brands, Ocean Spray, the Kellogg Company, and Jones Soda.
  • Lisa Brooking left retail to establish a tanning salon that has now blossomed into nine locations.  Exemplary customer service, cleanly facilities, quality equipment and products are some of the features mentioned by One Southern Indiana in awarding True Colors Tanning the 2010 Southern Indiana Business of the Year.

Join the IU Southeast School of Business to hear how these area entrepreneurs honed their skills, identified opportunities, and established their own businesses.

The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.  To reserve a seat or request more information contact Brenda Swartz at (812) 941-2362 or bswartz@ius.edu.

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