HCC's Business Management & Entrepreneurship Program hosts forums every Spring and Fall at the Shears Technology Center Justice Theater. Successful business owners and operators share insights, experiences, tips and suggestions . . . and they candidly answer questions. Past featured speakers: Fran Jabara - Venture Capitalist, Mert Sellers - Luminous Neon, Bob Brown - Mega Mfg, Kevin Bowen - Airport Steak House, Matt Lowen - Lowen Corp, Ben Miller - Stutzman's Greenhouse, Ron Oberg - Freddy's Frozen Custard, Russ Reinert and Darrel Miller - Central Bank & Trust, Chuck Vecchiarelli - McDonald's, Karen Maness and Mitzi Alexander - Absolutely Flowers, Bob Bush - City Beverage, Scott Mann - Mann Law Offices, Jeanette Richardson - Prairie Bank of Kansas. Join us at future forums. Everyone is welcome. Admission is FREE!
Next Forums: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 (Speakers to be announced)
Darrel Miller - Sr. VP of Central Bank and Trust
Hutchinson, Kan. – Hutchinson Community College's Business Management & Entrepreneurship program proudly presented it's 21st Entrepreneurs' Forum on Thursday, February 27, in the Shears Technology Center. Darrel Miller shared insights about what bankers consider when determining credit worthiness of loan applicants. He also provided rules of the road to success in Business: 1-Have a Sense of Humor 2-Be Honest 3-Plan, Plan, Plan 4-Seek Advice and Listen 5-Pay Taxes 6-Pick a Career You Enjoy. Darrel also discussed his inspirational journey from working construction instead of attending high school to earning his GED, enrolling at Hutchinson Community College, completing his Associate and Bachelor degrees, and pursuing his career in Banking. Program Coordinator Dan "Coach Nac" Naccarato was delighted with Miller's presentation and noted that over 120 people attended the forum and benefited from Miller's observations and suggestions.