BOSTON, MA - Eight experts on financing for the manufacturing sector will present, during 2 panel discussions, how Lean manufacturers in New England can solve their strategic financing challenges in today's prevailing economy. On Thursday, November 5 at the Best Western Conference Center in Waltham, MA, attendees will have a chance both before and after the formal presentations to speak one-on-one with the panelists. The panel discussions will address how private equity firms operate in the manufacturing sector and some financing strategies that can solve manufacturing issues and fund new lean innovation.
Who Should Attend:
Manufacturing company CEO's & CFO's; Accounting and finance advisors to manufacturing and emerging growth technology companies; and investors and commercial bankers looking to bring insight and advice to manufacturing company relationships.
Schedule of Events
7:30 - 8:00 Registration/Networking
8:00 - 8:45 Panel 1: Financing strategies for every problem
Featuring: Robert Collins (Deputy Director & Director of Client Services, Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund); David Steigerwald (SVP, RBC Bank); Bill Delorfano (Sr. Credit Officer from the Economic Stabilization Trust) and Al Mattaliano (Rock Island Capital).
8:50 - 9:45 Panel 2: Partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures
Featuring: Theodore Coburn (Coburn/Greenberg Partners); Travis Drouin, CPA (Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico); Brendan McSheffrey (En-Gauge, Inc.) and Steven Dodman (GBMP, Inc.)
9:45 - 10:15 Q&A
Both panels to be moderated by Larry Gennari, Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart