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Thursday, May 9 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Keeping the Business Going: Transition Your Business to the Next Generation Through Employee Ownership

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One of the most pressing issues for business owners is how to successfully transition their business to the next generation of ownership. This workshop will feature experts in worker and employee ownership and business owners who share their personal stories. It’s never too early to start planning a smooth transition to ensure the long-term future of your business.


Co-sponsorship Authorization #19-0912-17. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Noah Brod, noah.brod@sba.gov.

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Donna Sky

Business Development Manager, Project Equity
Donna is a long time social entrepreneur and San Francisco business owner. She is the founder of Love & Hummus Co., a mission-driven food start up she operated starting in 2009 and grew from inception into a national brand. Love & Hummus is nationally recognized for its innovation, social and environmental impact and was named twice by B Corp as a “Best for the World Company.” Donna began... Read More →
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Kirk Vartan

General Manager & Founder, A Slice of New York
Kirk Vartan is a native New Yorker, NBC technologist, former hi-tech professional, community activist, and small business founder of two pizza shops, A Slice of New York, in San Jose/Santa Clara and Sunnyvale. In July 2017, A Slice of New York became the first retail worker cooperative... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
SBA Entrepreneurship Center 455 Market Street, 6th Floor