Doing Business Across the River


Is your business located in Phenix City or Columbus? Are you considering expanding or doing business across the river? Unsure what the next steps are? Here are a few things you can expect to learn from the experts from Georgia and Alabama:

  • Highlights and updates on items that the business owner may be interested in knowing
  • Ways a business can market in our community
  • Alternative means to gaining the needed capital to expand your business

COST: $25.00 (lunch included)

Seating will be limited! Sign up today!

This workshop is hosted by The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, The Alabama Small Business Development Center and the Phenix City Economic Development.

Additional Info.


  • Twila Kirkland, Business Services Development Officer, Kinetic Credit Union
  • Herman Garcia, VP Business Development Officer, Georgia Small Business Capital
  • Brad Clements, Partner & Certified Public Accountant, AJK Certified Public  Accountants
  • Katonga Wright, Attorney, The Wright Legal Group
  • Shaun Culligan, Economic Development Manager, Phenix City Economic Development
  • Jim Livingston, Community and Economic Development Director, River Valley Regional Commission
  • Taylor Dobson, PED Specialist/RLF Manager Lee-Russell Council of Governments
  • Larkin Jones, Marketing Consultant, Alabama SBDC Network

Upcoming Courses

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All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.