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Small Business Palooza

The Business Forum of Mobile & Baldwin Counties is hosting a free seminar for local business owners from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 29 at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center.

“Small Business Palooza” will cover loan acquisitions, business legal issues, business formation, tax questions, online marketing practices and many other issues involved in small business start-ups, operation, documentation, revenue generation, growth and ownership transfer.

Speakers and topics are as follows:

  • Brent McMahon, senior area manager with the U.S. Small Business Administration will discuss “The SBA and Its Loan Programs: Key Information about SBA Lending”
  • Jeff Allen, a certified public accountant with Allen Allen & Foster will cover “Choosing and/or Changing Your Organization Type: A review of how and why you might want to change”
  • Richard Corrigan, attorney with The Corrigan Law Firm will present “Legal Issues Encountered in the Formation, Operation and Growth of a Business”
  • Jason Shervey, digital media consultant with Hearst Media Services will discuss “The Ever Changing Face of Google Search & How to Win the Game: SEO best practices and methods to stay on topstay on top”
  • William Bruce, accredited business intermediary with William Bruce Sales & Acquisitions will present “How to Buy or Sell a Business While Avoiding Costly Mistakes.”

The workshop is free. Seating is limited to the first 50 people.


To register email William Bruce at

5 Rivers – Alabama’s Delta Resource Center
30945 Five Rivers Blvd. — 6th Floor Spanish Fort, AL 36527
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