Capital Canvas: Unleashing Ingenuity in Business Funding

Featuring Samantha Cross, Business Advisor from Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC)

Samantha is a Finance and Mentoring Specialist. This Halftime will provide entrepreneurs with conventional, unconventional and creative approaches to secure funding for their business ventures.

About Our Speaker: Samantha Cross

Samantha Cross assists clients with understanding their personal and small business finances, pricing and profitability strategies, and provides general business strategy counseling to current and aspiring entrepreneurs. Samantha works with clients on strategies and options to access capital to grow their business, including SBA and non-SBA loans, grants or other outside investments.

Samantha has a background in finance, having spent 15 years in global banking, focusing on Finance, Operations and Strategy. While at the WBDC, she has worked with hundreds of clients to improve their knowledge of personal finance, and prepare to start or grow their businesses.

Samantha has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Fairfield University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. She lives in New Canaan, CT with her husband and 2 daughters and, when time permits, loves a good jigsaw puzzle.