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Marcia Meredith Was Nominated For The 2022 Small Business Person Of The Year Award In The Great State Of Texas, Presented By The U.S. Small Business Administration

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Marcia Meredith Was Nominated For The 2022 Small Business Person Of The Year Award In The Great State Of Texas, Presented By The U.S. Small Business Administration

Published on January 25, 2022


As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and community members from all 50 states and U.S. territories.

The Small Businessperson Of The Year Award Qualifications Overview Are Focused On:
Entrepreneurs working to grow small businesses, create 21st-century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness every day. And are recognizing the changing face of America, the SBA’s National Small Business Week Awards honors individuals and businesses that reflect our nation’s rich diversity.

Marcia Meredith, Wealth Asset Manager of her company Ros DiMere Inc., Louisiana native, and Texas-grown have been in the SBA space since the beginning of COVID-19, assisting her existing and new clients navigate and manage their processes to sustain and stabilize their foundations during this pandemic in the government, public and private sector to date. As a first financial responder and advocate, this boutique wealth management firm, Ros DiMere Inc – Marcia established in year 2014, has assisted more than 300 companies nationwide since COVID-19, including those that were declined to being overturned, including those that have been experiencing inequality from business name profiling.

Meredith was recently featured in Business Innovators Magazine, “3 Reasons Why the SBA Turned Down Disaster Loans and How Marcia Meredith Got Them Overturn”. https://businessinnovatorsmagazine.com/3-reasons-why-the-small-business-administration-sba-turned-down-disaster-loans-how-marcia-meredith-of-ros-dimere-inc-got-them-overturn.

In addition, Marcia has gotten global recognition for her work with small business owners to receive the maximum amount of money that they were legally entitled from the Paycheck Protection Program. https://worldwidebusinesstrendsetter.com/how-to-choose-the-right-ppp-lender.

Recently Marcia’s article In Small Business Trendsetters focused on “Women In Wealth Management, Marcia Meredith Shares “How to Get A Seat At The Table.” https://smallbusinesstrendsetters.com/women-in-wealth-management-marcia-meredith-shares-how-to-get-a-seat-at-the-table.

Marcia’s business was bustling full swing ahead – transactions nearing its close after many, many months of deliberation, tabletop negotiations, plans for diversifying, hundred-million-dollar credit lines approved and executed showing full balance for verification; finally, dawn seemed to be appearing after the storms, yet a deadly global Tsunami was enroute unwarned nor foretold to wreak havoc throughout the earth. COVID 19 halted everything.

At the beginning stage of the declared pandemic, Marcia was 100% wealth management. Small business bidding was so 12 years ago. High net worth was the norm. Suddenly, during the middle of a few high-stake transactions, those high-net-worth clients disappeared. After weeks of silence during the last weeks of March 2020, Marcia thought she would take advantage of the SBA new relief program while including a few key persons she knew could use the help with their entities. Within 48 hours, consulting increased from those few key persons to nearly 20 plus businesses a day starting immediately upon early morning rise and alertness from a ringing phone line that once was private overflowing into the following day having to forcefully shut it down.

As the days went by, Marcia streamlined her process throughout her consultations. Marcia got savvy at setting policy and order on how to accommodate effectively that would yield a win/win for all involved. At the conclusion of the first month, April 2020, Marcia had serviced 120 new clients, not including the disqualified applicants who were serviced to some degree for a revisit in the future. Although per se, Marcia was not in the bank at her old desk of parent company HSBC processing applications and closing loans, the familiarity of intake, underwriting returned like riding a bike pulling on old SOP, techniques, making phone calls back-office SBA to ensure lending and compliance, for the new order that has been set center staged was in alignment to their processes.

Processing as many applications as Marcia did, she could ramble the data sight-unseen based on dates: application identifier, status, the systematic breakdowns, and so forth that were taking place. This information provided all her clients the edge. All clients were given the same first-class service her high-net-worth clients had been experiencing for many years. Not one client had to call SBA customer service to get nowhere fast and wait for hours on end in some crazy queue of 700 people. Marcia maintained a level of communication with all clients via mass email and group text messages of UpToDate information by the minute it was released, which typically Marcia was able to ascertain before it hit the press.

Aside from the origination of applications, nearly 33% of the new client base continue to retain many of the services Marcia provides through her company Ros DiMere Inc. which she has performed relocation and expansion, financial planning, cash flow analysis, underwriting term sheets, sale and purchase agreements, absolute financial advocacy for biasness of name profiling, troubleshooting, etc. The list goes on and on… some of Marcia’s clients refer to her as their financial mother; they do not make a new move unless they speak with her first.

Marcia stated, “I realized some of these clients are trophy clients; they have all the attributes that I could hope for thus assisting them get to the next level financially, especially with what I know how to do, so I implemented a client retention program that would absolutely take my chosen clients to a million-dollar status. Creating a new division in my wealth management portfolio for these businesses to grow and go into generational wealth, they jumped at the opportunity doubtless. And I agree they all have become students as I find myself spending time teaching the hierarchy of wealth literacy, not just financial literacy, but wealth. Now, I have re-evaluated, adapted, and adjusted to what I believe is part of purpose while gaining priceless knowledge pre-Covid and the how-to I can act as a midwife to a deserving few while they are giving birth to their brainchild. Last night, Showtime premiered Billions Season 6 Episode 1, Michael Prince implemented the exact method I utilize, let the potential clients prove their worth, deserve our help, it’s the basic 3 c’s in lending – collateral, capacity, and character. And of the three which means the most, character. He didn’t clear Axe Capital books for collateral and capacity, they were all billionaires, he cleared the portfolio for character, Bravo! First time I have ever applauded watching television. His speech was amazing!! Although my path has been slightly modified, I am ok with it, we adapt.”

This trend of SBA applicant qualification and client retention has continued to this day, bringing her to this amazing recognition nearly 24 months later. Many nominations were submitted to the SBA to nominate Marcia. However, the SBA notified Marcia before the nomination deadline to stop her network from campaigning for this honor. It was understood that many nominations were submitted for her liking. And while this chapter is nearing its close, Marcia has prepared – a few projects are underway as she is also ready to dive full swing ahead.

For more information, contact Ros DiMere Inc at 832-412-2140 or visit www.rosdimere.com.

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Medi-Share partners with Lestonnac Free Clinic for their “Wheels That Heal” Grand Opening

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Medi-Share partners with Lestonnac Free Clinic for their “Wheels That Heal” Grand Opening

Published on May 19, 2022

Medi-Share partnered with the Lestonnac Clinic to purchase a new mobile medical clinic and helped introduce their new “Wheels That Heal” mobile unit to reach the uninsured in southern California.

Christian Care Ministry/ Medi-Share, America’s leading health care sharing ministry saw a great need for a travelling medical clinic in many parts of southern California. This unit anticipates to reach over 2000 patients a year in a community with limited access to resources. This mobile medical clinic is state of the art, with the ability to provide free medical, vision, and dental care to the most vulnerable in southern California. Lestonnac is also partnering with the American Red Cross to provide additional resources and support after a local natural disaster.

When first introduced to the concept, Medi-Share appealed to its members nationwide to hit the goal and met the need.

“This mobile, freestanding clinic concept is a model that many other clinics can replicate across the country. Being able to get these resources into homeless encampments is life-changing to those who don’t have access to quality health care. Medi-Share is excited to be a part of this movement, and believes that efforts like this help us live out our vision of “Transforming society through the Biblical model of sharing.” -Evelio Silvera, VP of Communications and Government Affairs for Christian Care Ministry.

This mobile medical unit, “Wheels That Heal,” has been customized to harness every inch to its fullest potential. The generous layout has an exam room, waiting area, nurse station, and a restroom. It is equipped with an exam chair, which fully reclines, so it can be used for both medical and dental visits. The unit runs on solar power and is supplied with Wi-Fi to provide connection for virtual telemedicine visits. This equipment allows a patient’s appointment to be transmitted live to a remote volunteer provider, through a HIPAA-compliant connection, allowing for virtual medical consultations. This unit will further expand Lestonnac’s ability to provide health care services to patients in southern California, who previously lacked access to care.   

“It is such a privilege to be here to celebrate the grand opening of this mobile medical clinic. We would like to recognize Lestonnac Free Clinic and Medi-Share/Christian Care Ministry for all you have done to make this a reality. We have no doubt that our communities will benefit from your vision and initiative to go where there is a need. Our uninsured communities, our low income communities, the most vulnerable. Thank you so much and congratulations.” –Abigail Fachtmann Field Representaitve CA District 39 office of Young Kim

Lestonnac’s mission has always been to provide free health care services to low-income and uninsured residents in southern California. Through mobile expansions such as these, Lestonnac can bring that mission directly to those who need it most, right in their own community. Medi-Share is honored to partner alongside Lestonnac.

 To learn more about the Lestonnac Clinic visit: http://lestonnacfreeclinic.org/press

About Christian Care Ministry/ Medi-Share: Christian Care Ministry (CCM), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, based in Melbourne, FL, operates the Medi-Share program, a Christian health care sharing program that provides an affordable alternative to health insurance for faith-based consumers. Founded in 1993, Medi-Share currently serves over 400,000 members across America. For more information about Christian Care Ministry, Visit: https://mychristiancare.org/press.

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#1 Bestselling Author and English Confidence Coach Francisca Garcés Launches Here Signature Program The English Confidence Method

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#1 Bestselling Author and English Confidence Coach Francisca Garcés Launches Here Signature Program The English Confidence Method

Published on May 18, 2022

English Confidence Coach Francisca Garcés, MA to Help Ambitious Non-Native English speaking Professionals to achieve total fluency through confidence building with her signature program the English Confidence Method

Since the early stages of second language acquisition, students struggle to separate grammar notations from real-life English application and expression. Professionals and career-driven intermediate English speakers find it hard to use English as a tool for self-development and the uplevel of career and life opportunities in English-speaking countries and scenarios. 

According to Francisca, one of the ways to become a great speaker and leader in a professional field in your second language is confidence building. Language learning is not enough. There has to be an element of mindset involved when traveling abroad or developing yourself professionally in an English-speaking scenario. Through mastery of discomfort, and reprogramming your brain to take action and build small habits, growth, personal or professional, inevitably happens. 

Unfortunately, English learners are sometimes limited by the following thought: “I need to be in an English-speaking country to practice and master English communication skills.” And although this accelerates results, it is more about your willingness and sound immersion. Francisca did not grow up in an English-speaking country but had such passion and determination for language learning that she did not let that stop her. 

Inside her signature program, Francisca combines both her amazing English communication skills as a non-native English speaker and confidence expert and her life experience as a depression and anxiety survivor. So, she knows about transformation and action. Because as language learners and high-achieving professionals, we can’t rely on theory and excuses.

In order to remove limiting beliefs around English mastery, Francisca adds “It’s not about the country. It’s about you and your willingness to put in the work, step out of your comfort zone and stand out from the crowd with confidence. No matter the circumstances.” A belief she encourages to her students inside the English Confidence Method. 

The English Confidence Method is an accelerated method to help ambitious, high-achieving non-native intermediate English speaking professionals go from feeling frustrated with their English communication skills and limited in growth to confident, fluent, and conversational so that they can capitalize on life and career opportunities in an English speaking country or scenario.   

Dalila Bivolaru, a brilliant member of Francisca’s signature program, said “Thanks to participating in this course I got my visa for working in the US and, I have participated in different interviews with foreign companies and got a job for the summer, initiating conversations with people from different countries.” 

Francisca Garcés Narváez, MA, is a multi-passionate and creative entrepreneur from South America who fell in love with music at 1 and English at 7. It is her mission to live every day being creative and helping others expand their mindset and opportunities through English communication skills. Her online course, the English Confidence Method, was designed to provide an effective method for high-achieving non-native English-speaking professionals from all over the world to become confident and fluent to uplevel their career opportunities. She recently became a #1 international best-selling author of Women who lead, along with other female trailblazers and entrepreneurs. 

Francisca hopes that non-native English-speaking professionals will learn how to master discomfort and English communication skills to achieve total confidence, and fluency with her efficient, and immersive methodology.

Carlos Daniel González from Colombia, who participated in the program, said “Her pronunciation system is unlike anything I have ever seen before. Furthermore, I now know with absolute certainty that recurrent practice, discipline, and continuity are what lead to the expected results. By training just a little each week, or on the weekends, you will not be able to become the English fluent and confident speaker you want to be. 

For more information about the program and how it can help you to uplevel your life and career opportunities in an English speaking country or scenario, book a call with Francisca’s team: https://calendly.com/englishconfidence/60min

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“Ignite Your Wisdom,” The Latest Compilation Book By Ignite Publishing Became An International Bestseller In 7 Countries After A Successful Launch On May 14th, 2022

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“Ignite Your Wisdom,” The Latest Compilation Book By Ignite Publishing Became An International Bestseller In 7 Countries After A Successful Launch On May 14th, 2022

Published on May 18, 2022

Ignite Your Wisdom has become a #1 bestseller on Amazon in Canada, the US, Japan, the UK, Australia, the Netherlands, and France. In fact, it became a bestseller in Canada and the US just hours after its official launch on May 14th, 2022.

“Ignite Your Wisdom,” the latest compilation book from leading empowerment publisher Ignite Publishing has become an international bestseller during its highly successful launch. Sharing the Ignite Moments of 34 authors, “Ignite Your Wisdom” is a book to inspire, uplift, and transform others.

Alongside its successful launch, “Ignite Your Wisdom” has also gained over 175 reviews, 97% of which have given the book a 5-star rating. People love this book and the powerful stories inside. One reviewer stated, “A perfect book to read while relaxing with a soothing cup of tea, or to give to someone who needs a different perspective on life.” Another person writes in their review saying, “This book is for everyone who wants to step into a more fantastic version of themselves and thrive! The stories are heartfelt, honest, and profoundly moving. A must-read!”

Within the pages of “Ignite Your Wisdom,” people will discover stories of triumph, finding a new path, overcoming obstacles, and gaining unique insight and a fresh outlook on life. These authors shared their stories to awaken you to something more and invite you to join them in a new world filled with outstanding wisdom for the ages. This book is for anyone who wants to discover the deep, life-giving wisdom that comes to us in moments of awakening, change, and growth.

Ignite Publishing’s books, including “Ignite Your Wisdom,” are centered around Ignite Moments. An Ignite Moment is that raw, genuine moment that happens to people when something profound occurs in their lives, be it a grief-stricken moment or a moment of triumph. An Ignite Moment is that turning point in people’s lives where their perspective shifts and they are catapulted into a new, better version of themselves. “Ignite Your Wisdom” contains 34 powerful Ignite Moments to inspire readers everywhere.

All eBook online purchases of “Ignite Your Wisdom” go toward the Ignite Possibilities School of Hope charity initiative, in partnership with Classroom of Hope, which raises money to help build schools as a collaborative relief effort in Indonesia to gain access to education. Every dollar donated equals one brick in a school, so just one book purchase can make a massive difference in the construction of a school these young students need to uplift themselves. Learn more about the Ignite Possibilities School of Hope at https://igniteyou.life/possibilities-school-of-hope/

“Ignite Your Wisdom” is the first book in Ignites new Ignite Virtue series. The series focuses on the qualities incredible people possess and the powerful ways having these virtues can transform a person’s life. Next up in the series is Ignite Forgiveness, with Ignite Your Courage, Ignite Your Faith, Ignite Your Creativity, and Ignite Your Purpose coming soon. Ignite is currently in the process of finding authors who have stories to share around each virtue. Right now, applications are open on Ignite’s website.

Another exciting upcoming project from Ignite is Ignite Humanity, which consists of a book and a docuseries. The docuseries will feature some of the brightest change-makers on the planet showcasing how they are uniting people and igniting humanity. In the book, more visionaries will be sharing their Ignite Moments all centered around the important topic of uplifting humanity. The docuseries is set to film this summer, with big names like Les Brown and Michael E. Gerber already attached to the project.

Ignite Publishing is changing the world one story at a time. It is their mission to ignite every life on the planet through compassionate storytelling and a powerful message of hope, inspiration, and empowerment. Leading the charge as empowerment publishers, even Forbes Magazine has recognized Ignite and founder JB Owen as, “the heart-centered publisher.”

https://smallbusinesstrendsetters.com/in-a-recent-article-in-forbes-magazine-jb-owen-founder-and-ceo-of-ignite-publishing-shares-how-she-built-a-business-that-ignites-lives-and-uplifts-humanity/

Ignite Publishing is living up to its mission by not only publishing books but creating a welcoming community for people from all backgrounds to come together and confidently share their stories. Ignite does this through its books, training, special events, and programs. To learn more about all the incredible things Ignite is doing, visit their website at https://igniteyou.life/.

“Ignite Your Wisdom” contains 34 life-changing stories from these authors:

JB Owen

Sarah Cross

Diana Lockett

Steph Elliot

Dr. Jo Dee Baer

Alessandra C.L. Pasut

Aly Incardona

Barb Lilley

Cindy Tank-Murphy

David Small

Dr. Erin Sepic

Dr. Kerry Egan

Jameece Pinckney

Jane Kilpatrick

Janine Marek

Jenna Haji

Katherine Davidson

Katie Smetherman

Loree J. Kim, Ph.D., Esq

Malissia Woodall

Marla Ford Ballard

Mary Streeter

MaryAnn Swan

Melanie Summers

Michelle Norlin

Mika Heinonen

Nicole Mixdorf

Peter Giesin

Rosemary French

Sharon Eistetter

Stacie Shifflett

Stephanie Fabela

Tish Meehan

Victoria Rader

To get a copy of “Ignite Your Wisdom” on Amazon go to, https://www.amazon.com/Ignite-Your-Wisdom-Jb-Owen/dp/1792387636

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