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Speaker Series: Making Your Business Bankable

Tuesday, October 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Independence Chamber of Commerce
210 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050


Speaker Series:  Making Your Business Bankable

Guest Speaker::::: Joe Drake

Attend this program and you will learn the following:
  • What do banks look at… what and when should I look at these factors
  • Loans - Uses, Qualifications, Types and Preparation
  • What services are out there? Credit card Processing, QuickBooks integrations, Transfers/ Wires, Credit Cards
  • Making my money work for me… Money markets, savings, checking, lines of credit
  • Can I switch banks? What does it take? How/ when should I go about it?
To participate, PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE SPEAKER SERIES BY: October 11, 2019

Joe Drake is a Business Banking Center Manager for Bank Midwest a division of NBH, where he helps new and existing businesses with all their banking needs and educating business owners on how Bank Midwest can help them grow and expand.
Joe has worked for Bank Midwest for nearly 5 years and in Banking for 8. Before Bank Midwest Joe worked for US Bank and Bank of West.  He enjoys time with his children doing such activities as softball and baseball. Joe grew up in Lee’s Summit and Graduated from the University of Central Missouri.  Joe also serves in the US Air Force at Whiteman Air Force Base.  When Joe is not at kids sports or out in the community he is watching the Chiefs and Royals.

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Independence Chamber of Commerce (Boardroom)
210 W. Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
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