Is your business pandemic proof? Struggling to keep your doors open? This informative session will highlight the importance of diversifying your revenue streams pandemic or not. It will also feature case studies full of R&D ideas (that’s rip off and duplicate) from several small business types including brick and mortar retailers, restauranters, professional and personal services, and more! Leave with a better understanding of how to set your business and your finances up for success by betting on your money, money, money in more ways than one!
Sarah is a 20-year community engagement and revitalization veteran, two-time past president of the Texas Downtown Association, and current chair of the Smithville Historic Design Standards Commission.. She has worked in various engagement, development, public information, and leadership roles in the Texas towns of Cleburne, Nacogdoches, Marshall, and Bastrop. She has also served over a dozen urban and commercial district planning efforts and led strategic planning from every perspective possible. As a local government catalyst, community engagement expert, and Texas downtown influencer Sarah’s powerful approach, understanding of the human mindset, contagious energy, and endless passion for place, has transformed neighborhoods, commercial corridors, community organizations and government entities across the State of Texas. As a keynote speaker, imaginative facilitator, and well-respected industry expert. Sarah presents, engages, and facilitates at the state, national, and international level. Her message has been called “profound” ‘and “uplifting,” while her presence, virtually and live, is often labeled “captivating,” or “powerful.” Sarah graduated received her B.S. in Hospitality Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University, Axe ‘Em Jacks. Her collegiate alma mater awarded her their Edna Wilkin Tea Garden Outstanding Leadership Award in 2013 for her passion and dedication to her field.