Julie Brander is a recognized and highly regarded business expert and advocate for entrepreneurial business. Has her MBA and is an Adjunct Professor of Business with 20 years of entrepreneurial business experience. A dynamic and highly motivating speaker, Branders common sense approach has helped thousands of businesses in the area of growth and development on many levels. She understands how to help people stand out and how to leave a lasting impression. Her mission is to empower business owners through networking skills, relationship marketing and how to get what you want in order to grow your business. Founder and owner of a few businesses. Manufacturing, retail, non profit has her real estate license and her MBA. Became a SCORE counselor in 1997 after selling her business, was chairperson of New Haven SCORE and facilitated all the business workshops. Organized a Successful Woman in Business Conference with an attendance of over 300 women in 1998. Was a guest on the CNBC show “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsche” as a business expert a number of times. Has written Business Blogs, is featured quarterly doing a webinar on “How to Really Start a Business” for National SCORE. She has written business articles that were published in the Business section of the local newspaper. Brander has been recognized with numerous awards from the SBA as the Women’s Business Advocate of the Year in 1998, was recognized with the Rising Star award for business leaders by Business New Haven in 2008. Julie can address relevant issues in business and offer powerful, practical guidance that is applicable immediately with the goal of how to effectively run a business in today’s tough economy.