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Offit Kurman Attorney Participated in “Ask the Expert” Panel Discussion in Charles Town, W.V.


Charles Town, WV | May 22, 2017

On Tuesday, May 16th Offit Kurman attorney spoke at a Q & A session for new businesses titled, “Ask the Expert”. Thrive Professional Center hosted the event in Charles Town, WV, along with Offit Kurman attorney, Tricia Worden (Next Generation HR Solutions), Robin Roggenkamp (Thrive Professionals), Mary McNees (Thrive Professionals), Tom Miller (Smallwood and Small Insurance), and Josh Householder (Bank of Charles Town). Among the expert panel, all agreed that it is integral to continue working to grow the business community in Jefferson County and are committed to providing the services and advice necessary for that to occur. There was a strong turn-out and excellent conversation with local entrepreneurs looking for advice on how to build their business in Jefferson County.

During the panel discussion, Tricia Worden, Next Generation HR Solutions said “Implementing effective and efficient Human Resource Solutions to help mitigate risk associated with employment issues is vital.  HR Management is not an option, it is a must.”

“One of the most important resources for a growing business is capital.  Business owners need to find a bank that takes the time to understand their specific needs” commented Josh Householder, Bank of Charlestown.

Robin Roggenkamp, Owner, Thrive Professionals, LLC and Thrive Professional Center, LLC said  “A critical component of success for any entrepreneur is to surround yourself with positive, like-minded and extraordinary professionals…your tribe…who will to support your success, provide you encouragement and wisdom, and who will be your best sales and marketing force in the community.  This, along with coaching, and a professional office/meeting setting are components of our offerings at Thrive.”

“Organizations like Thrive can accelerate economic growth in our community by providing small businesses with the resources they need to be successful.  Businesses working with Thrive are the perfect candidates to benefit from my practice because they require sophisticated legal advice, but need it provided by someone who can also serve as a teacher and trusted advisor to their business."



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