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Panel Session - Joseph Amato, Raj Tumber, Leanna Jenkins and Chris Husong: Speaking at the Private Label Expo Las Vegas

Panel Session - Joseph Amato, Raj Tumber, Leanna Jenkins and Chris Husong

Various - Small Business Administration, Score LV, Nevada Womens Business Center and Green Sky Strategy

Budget, branding & business: How a tactical marketing budget can make or break your company

- Setting your budget effectively: how to
- understanding the logistics, legislation and restrictions within your industry and sourcing the correct information
- how to rise above your competitors: the tactics that''ll lead you to success
- future predictions: what the growth of small business really means for the US economy

About Panel Session - Joseph Amato, Raj Tumber, Leanna Jenkins and Chris Husong

Chris Husong:
Results driven brand management, sales leadership, and marketing executive with a proven ability to develop record-setting strategies in both e-commerce and relationship sales in highly regulated industries & CPG through creativity, strategy, and mobilizing international teams. Husong excels at working with cross-functional team executives including finance, investor relations and public relations to supersede organizational business objectives.

As a sales and marketing authority, Chris draws on his entrepreneurial and executive experience in cannabis, creative, and financial fields to develop universally over-performing outcomes for investors and brands. Chris' initiatives add value to the bottom line while creating industry-leading brand recognition.

Chris' strategies have established startup brands and brought companies through over-subscribed IPOs. His brands have been featured in national lifestyle and business outlets including Forbes, Business Insider, Now This, Quartz and many more.

As a public speaker, Chris speaks with passion about emerging trends, inventive solutions to industry challenges and case studies on universally successful marketing, branding, and advertising strategies.

As a motivational leader, Chris helps people overcome the psychological, creative and strategic barriers that hold people back from achieving their professional, personal and creative goals.

Joseph Amato
Joseph Amato was appointed District Director for the SBA’s Nevada District Office in August of 2017. A former executive and business leader with over 30 years of experience in small business development and commercial lending, Mr. Amato oversees the delivery of Small Business Administration services in Nevada from the SBA’s Las Vegas District Office, and Carson City area office.

A New York area native, Joseph Amato previously served as Executive Director of a Small Business Development Center, portfolio manager of a Community Development Corporation, and has worked in a variety of SBA lending and outreach programs. A successful entrepreneur, he started a small business which he later sold to a major financial institution. Amato has been recognized as SBA Financial Services Advocate of the Year for his outstanding work assisting small businesses.

Leanna Jenkins
Leanna has twenty year record of successfully launching, directing and managing large / small businesses by performing management functions such as planning, scheduling, organizing, tracking the process and ensuring the feasibility of each project. With marketing experience in providing innovative techniques to effectively plan and execute cost effective and innovative marketing strategies for entrepreneurs and small business owners Leanna is truly an expert in all things business.

Raj Tumber
Raj specializes in strategic business development, operations and business transformation.
In his early years, Raj started his career in Silicon Valley’s tech manufacturing as a blue-collar worker. Throughout rest of his career with Fortune 500 companies, Raj attained technical, scientific, management, business and operations development skills. He then founded his own business development consulting company. After moving to the Las Vegas valley, Raj helped start, grow and transform several small businesses.