Join our discussion on April 30th to hear about the extension to the Payroll Protection Program and connect directly with representatives from the Small Business Association. This week we will also hear about assistance application success and struggles from local business owners.
Webinar introductions will be made by SBDC Director, Judy Mahan
Dawn Golik has worked for the Federal government, serving California’s San Joaquin Valley in a variety of leadership roles for more than 21 years. In 2018, she was appointed Director for the United States Small Business Administration’s Fresno District, the first woman to ever hold this position. She leads a team helping small businesses in the fifteen county, 42,000 square mile San Joaquin Valley and Central Coast region start up, scale up, and succeed with SBA programs. Dawn has also served as SBA’s Regional Communications Director, handling press and media for California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, Guam, and American Samoa.
Corey Williams is the Public Information Officer for the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance helping small businesses understand the federal funding opportunities available to them. He is leading the SBA’S West Coast communications. Williams studied political science at Prairie View A&M University and received his J.D. in Law from Texas Southern University—Thurgood Marshall School of Law.