Small Business Reset & Recovery: Series #1

Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 12:00pm EST

Join NFIB’s COVID-19 experts Beth Milito and Holly Wade, and special guest Brian Blase, Ph.D., Blase Policy Strategies, for a conversation on financial aid and other resources available to help small businesses recover, attract and retain employees, and emerge from the COVID-19 crisis stronger than ever.


Health Reimbursement Arrangements, which can expand employee health benefit offerings.
Employee Retention Credit, a powerful program that offers up to to 75% of qualified wages up to $10,000 per employee per quarter.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan, which provides up to 24 months of relief, with a maximum loan of $500,000.

And, as always, NFIB hosts Beth and Holly will conclude the webinar with LIVE Q&A to answer your PPP, ERC, FFCRA, and EIDL questions.

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Brian Blase, Ph.D.
CEO of Blase Policy Strategies LLC

Brian Blase, Ph.D., is the CEO of Blase Policy Strategies LLC and a senior research fellow at the Galen Institute and at the Foundation for Government Accountability. Blase previously served as a special assistant to the president for economic policy at the White House’s National Economic Council (NEC).

Elizabeth Milito
Senior Executive Counsel, Legal Foundation, NFIB

Beth Milito is responsible for managing litigation and amicus work for NFIB. She has testified before Congress, federal agencies, and state legislatures on the small business impact of labor and employment issues. Ms. Milito assists businesses facing employment discrimination charges, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, and in most other areas of human resources law. She is a frequent media spokesperson on employment and labor matters.

Holly Wade
Executive Director, NFIB Research Center

Holly Wade is the executive director of research and policy analysis for NFIB, where she conducts original research and studies public policy effects on small businesses. She produces NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends survey and surveys on topics related to small business operations. Holly is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). She has undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Washington, and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Denver.

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