Desire Rider/Metropolitan Capital Funding
Metropolitan Capital Funding is a commercial finance consulting and intermediary firm that assists qualified small businesses with conventional and alternative business capital. In addition to local and regional banks, MCF also works with several non-bank commercial finance institutions that provide several products and services not offered by the local lending community.
Kathee Hawkins/Stage 2 Accounting
Stage 2 Accounting is an outsourced CFO/Controller company. Their target market is emerging Stage 2 businesses who need more than just basic bookkeeping, they need strategic accounting. In most cases, these businesses have a bookkeeper who is beginning to fail because the accounting is becoming too complicated. These businesses need the experience and expertise of a CFO/Controller but don’t need that expertise full-time and don’t have the monetary resources for that six figure salary and benefits.
Stage 2 Accounting enters into a relationship with the business owner, comes alongside and teaches them how to use their financial information to support the vision of the company. They will establish policies, procedures and internal controls that will allow their bookkeeper to become successful again. They have a passion for educating the management team and helping the company get to the next level.