Deborah Sweeney is the GM & VP, Small Business Services at Deluxe Corporation. She is an advocate for protecting personal and professional assets for business owners and entrepreneurs. She has extensive experience in the entrepreneurial industry as the CEO of MyCorporation.com, a leader in online legal filing services that provides startup bundles including corporation and LLC formation, registered agent, DBA, and trademark and copyright filing services. Deborah has been involved in the formation of hundreds of thousands of MyCorporation’s customers. With her extensive experience in the field of corporate and intellectual property law, Deborah provides insightful commentary on who should consider incorporation and trademark registration. Follow her on Twitter @deborahsweeney and @mycorporation.
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