Join Visa Small Business and’s Ramon Ray for a vibrant discussion on how you can GROW your business and be ready for the next half of the year.

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Time: 3pm to 4pm EDT

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Joined by Visa’s Janet Zablock, Jennifer Walzer and Kisha Edwards-Gandsy to discuss their success strategies in growing their businesses and challenges they’ve had to overcome.

We’ll glean statistics from Visa’s Small  Business Spend Insights report – and have a discussion to help YOU grow YOUR business. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Small Business Economic Outlook
  • Costs of Health Insurance
  • Rising Taxes
  • How To Attract New Customers
  • How To Retain Customers
This event is supported by Visa


Ramon Ray, Tech Evangelist,

Ramon is Regional Development Director NY/NJ Infusionsoft and editor & technology evangelist of He is passionate about helping small businesses grow their businesses using technology as a strategic asset. He is a journalist, free lance writer, event producer (Small Business Summit, Small Business Technology Tour, Small Business Influencer Awards), speaker and author. 



Janet Zablock, Head of Global Small Business for Visa Inc.

Janet Zablock has more than 15 years’ experience in managing commercial payment products for Visa. Zablock is the Head of Global Small Business for Visa Inc. where she directs the development and implementation of the strategic vision for Visa Business products targeted at the small business market segment. Previously, Zablock was Head of Commercial Specialized Sales for Visa Inc. and has also held a variety of other corporate positions at Bank of America and McDonald’s Corporation.

 Kisha Edwards-Gandsy,  NYC Explorers

NYC Explorers is a Brooklyn-based collective of four family-focused companies. Their mission is to improve the quality of life and inspire our children, family, community and planet. They partner with parents in raising healthy, mindful, driven, independent, and bright children that can prosper in our increasingly diverse world. They practice fair trade, social responsibility, and philanthropy with the goal of enhancing lives in every community we touch.


Jennifer Walzer, CEO and Founder of BUMI (Backup My Info!)

Jennifer Walzer, CEO and Founder of BUMI, has an extensive background in technology and business strategy consulting. Prior to founding BUMI, Jennifer spent her career helping organizations of all sizes (from start ups to Fortune 1000 companies) with their back office systems and online web presence. Jennifer also successfully launched and sold a software development company focused on developing interactive voice response systems for multi-employer benefit funds. She has been invited to speak on various topics such as disaster recovery and data security at major conferences across the country.