Connie Threlkel, President and Owner of GoodFaith Medical Transportation Inc., Co., was a speaker at the Fifth Inland Prosperity Conference, sponsored by the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) held on June 1, 2017 at the Ontario Airport Hotel in Ontario, CA.
The 2017 Inland Prosperity Conference is an all-day conference & exhibition that featured accomplished entrepreneurs, authors, and visionaries who shared real-world insight and experiences as business owners and creators. They helped bring regional focus to the plethora of opportunities available in every economy, visible to those with the right mindset.
Connie Threlkel was a part of the Opening Panel titled "Going for It! Taking the Leap to Achieve Your Dreams". She was surrounded by other intelligent and accomplished business women in the region.
This year, the event was emceed by Sylvia Gutierrez, SBA Economic Development Specialist and Women's Business Outreach Representative. In addition to Connie, the opening panel featured Kristin Petrovich Kennedy, founder of Createasphere; Bethany Smith, a serial entrepreneur and founder of B- Team Solutions; and Christina S. Loza, intellectual property expert and founder of Loza & Loza LLP.
Here are a couple snippets from the program:
Opening Panel Taking the Leap to Achieve Your Dreams
Successful entrepreneurs shared their stories of how they launched and grew a company, how they overcame adversity and developed a "Can Do!" attitude and approach. Panelists shared words of wisdom with conference attendees to educate, motivate and inspire!
Connie Threlkel, President and owner of GoodFaith Medical Transportation Co., Inc., has been providing the community with non-emergency medical transportation services since 1992. She was a two time finalist of the Spirit of Entrepreneur Award, presented by IECE at CSUSB and was one of the founding members of St. Bernardine's Women of Dignity. She serves as a board member at St. Bernardine Medical Center and St. Bernardine Medical Center Foundation.
Being a member of the panel was a great experience. The conference proved to be a great day for sharing visions, learning the successes and challenges of doing business, helping future entrepreneurs to learn the important steps in building a business and of course, making connections and getting the opportunity to meet others in the business world.
Find out more about GoodFaith Medical Transportation and Founder Connie Threlkel, connect on LinkedIn, Click Here.
Learn more about they IECE (Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship), Click Here.
Photos from Inland Empire Women's Business Center on Facebook.