PENSACOLA, Fla. - IMS ExpertServices President Bill Wein recently participated in the Entrepreneurial Insight panel at the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE). The event was held on March 18 at the PSC Downtown Center.
Wein was joined by Dan Gardner, president of Compass Solar, and Mike Hicks, president and CEO of Hixardt Technologies, Inc. Moderated by Larry Strain, executive director of the UWF Small Business Development Center, the panel featured a discussion on entrepreneurial topics such as financial management principles, business operations, marketing and lessons learned. The panel members also participated in a Q&A session with the various entrepreneurs in attendance.
“I was flattered and grateful for the opportunity to share my knowledge and experiences with these up and coming entrepreneurs,” said Wein. “At IMS, we appreciate any chance we have to give back to the community, and imparting some hard-earned wisdom to other local entrepreneurs is a great way to help the local business community thrive.”
The Gulf Coast CIE is a partnership between the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and Pensacola State College that offers support and education to technology-based entrepreneurs in an effort to encourage and sustain long-term economic growth in the Pensacola area.
IMS ExpertServices is one of Pensacola’s premiere local businesses, having ranked in the top 50 percent of the Inc. 5000 for the third year in a row in 2009.
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As the nation's premier provider of experts and consultants for top law firms and Fortune 1000 companies, IMS ExpertServices excels at searching out and connecting elite industry experts with attorneys in the midst of high-stakes business litigation. Headquartered in Pensacola with offices in New York, Denver, and Atlanta, IMS has been delivering the highest quality experts to the legal industry since 2002 and was selected as “Best Expert Witness Provider” in the 2012 Best of The National Law Journalsurvey.
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