MET Professional Network (MPN)

Free Workshop: Entrepreneurship for Small Businesses

Friday, October 27th, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
MET Community and Educational Center 2nd Floor Al-Andalusia Hall
10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223
Refreshments will be served

Join us for an engaging discussion with Mr. Mark Read, Executive Chief Operations Officer at Ama Enterprises LLC: Home of Ama's Gluten Free Foods. Workshop will include:

  • Mark's personal experience in entrepreneurship
  • 21st century business models for services or products and how much money does it take to get started
  • How to develop business plans
  • How to set profit margins
  • Do's and Don'ts to prevent disaster

About Mark Read:

Executive with over 20 years of experience in business development. Strong community relationships in Health Care, Education, IT, Engineering and Finance. Worked in roles that include: executive recruiting, compensation analysis, human resource generalist and training.
Founder of a cranberry food products company (ten years). Introduced dried cranberries throughout the US, Canada, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Educator for fifteen years. Taught math, science and business to 6-12th grade. Lectured at colleges throughout Oregon: (specialty: one day workshop on "Getting a job in the 21st Century". Advised entrepreneurs on business planning.