Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Hosts Webinar "One-Stop Shop: SOS Licensing, Corporations, Securities/Charities

January 19th, 2024

Atlanta - Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is announcing that She Leads will be hosting its first webinar of the new year “One-Stop Shop: SOS Licensing, Corporations, Securities/Charities.” This free webinar will take place on Tuesday, January 30 at 6pm. Registration is free and open to all Georgians.

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office is your one-stop shop for growing your small business. Corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships in Georgia are formed by filing with the Corporations Division. The Licensing Division handles applying for, renewing, and printing your license. The agency also provides administrative support to 42 licensing boards overseeing various skilled trades and professions. The Securities Division regulates securities activity statewide and protects against investment fraud and promotes financial literacy. The Charities Division will help you with starting, registering, renewing, reinstating, withdrawing or amending your charitable organization.

The Division Directors of SOS Licensing, Corporation and Securities/Charities, will provide details about their division and walk you through the sos.ga.gov website for all of your small business needs.

“Our agency is here to walk alongside you throughout your path to entrepreneurship,” said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. “We encourage all Georgians to take advantage of the tools and resources offered by our office. We’re here to help.”

The event will be moderated by Shardéa Ages, CFP®, Co-founder and Senior Wealth Advisor at Collective Wealth Partners. Speakers for this free webinar include Wanda Jaffe, Deputy Director of Georgia Secretary of State’s Professional Licensing Division; Anika M. Walker, Director of the Georgia Secretary of State’s Corporations Division, and Noula Zaharis, Assistant Commissioner of Securities and the Director of the Georgia Secretary of State’s Securities & Charities Division.

She Leads is a financial empowerment seminar series hosted by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger as part of his multi-faceted financial literacy effort and is administered through the Securities and Charities divisions of the Office of Secretary of State. These free webinars feature industry leaders who discuss resources that can help increase attendees’ knowledge about money, their relationship to money, and financial issues and strategies for growing their wealth.

The office of Secretary of State invites all Georgians to attend these free and informational workshops.

To register for this free event, click here.

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To watch previous She Leads webinars, click here.

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