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Wednesday, October 26th, at Clyde’s in Tysons.

Three experts will share their invaluable and up-to-date insight into the state of business and personal finance today from three distinct perpectives. This will be a Q & A format for you to get your financial questions answered. Come ready with your questions! Here are some of the topics for discussion.

  • Financing challenges for small businesses
  • The industry: The birth and growth of “Alternative Business Lending” industry
  • Which business entity gives the greatest tax benefits
  • Are there any new tax laws that effect businesses?
  • Emotional Investors (Good, Bad or Ugly decisions that come from investing like this.)
  • Benefits and tradeoffs of diversification
  • Rear View Mirror and Long Term Investing

Come network with over 80 other movers ‘n shakers, visit with and shop at our vendor tables, enjoy a delicious two-course lunch and win door prizes.



Brendan Hughes

Brendan Hughes is a Senior Financial Consultant with Charles Schwab and works out of the Tysons Corner branch. He has been in the financial services industry for over 29 years and is a graduate of LSU in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Brendan received his CFP designation, (Certified Financial Planner) in 1990.  Prior to joining Charles Schwab in 2009, Brendan worked at several other investment firms including Fidelity Investments and a Private Investment Advisory firm. Read more

Tony Abrams

Tony Abrams is president and CEO of the Abrams Financial Group, a Certified Public Accountant and a financial advisor. He has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He believes that when it comes to your taxes, it’s not how much you earn; it’s what you get to keep! Tony graduated from Virginia State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and continued with his graduate studies at the George Washington University. Read more

Alex Matini

Alex Matini is the Strategic Partnerships Manager with RapidAdvance. He is a graduate of Georgetown University. He has been a serial entrepreneur and an expert in commercial financing for more than 30 years, including debt and equity capital, public offering and small business capitalization. Read more

Dawn Peters

Dawn Peters, CEO & Owner of Naked Health

Dawn Peters is a Coach & Connector for a Healthy You, Healthy Business. She has been coaching, networking, & speaking on a global basis for over 20yrs to a wide variety of audiences. She impacts ‘one to many’ through events such as Lunch n Learns, webinars, & more boutique gatherings.Read more



11.30AM – 2.00PM

11:30AM:  Open Networking & Shopping

12:30PM:  Lunch & Program

1:30PM:    More Open Networking & Shopping!

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Cost: Pre-Early Bird – $35 until September 28th

Early Bird $45 until October 23rd

$55 October 24th & after

Location: Clyde’s of Tysons, 8332 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182

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Clyde's of Tysons