Jennings Strouss is proud to partner with Arizona Western College, City of San Luis, City of Somerton, City of Yuma, R.L. Jones, Town of Wellton, and Yuma County to present the Yuma County Qualified Opportunity Zones Investment and Development Forum. Jennings Strouss attorney Brett D. Siglin will be speaking at the event.
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Registration and Lunch
12:00 – 12:30 pm – Opportunity Zone Spotlight
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Mayor Nicholls, City of Yuma. The Cities and Towns of Yuma County will do a rapid-fire overview of their opportunity zones and the types of projects that are prime for those areas.
12:30 – 2:00 pm – The Real World of QOZ Investing and Developing
Learn from experts who are actively involved in creating opportunity funds and building projects in opportunity zones, including the ins and outs of creating a fund, what it takes to get a project off the ground, and how to build a team geared toward success.
Page Misenhimer, CPA, PFS President, Misenhimer, Aivazian & Tennant, P.C.
Jonae Harrison, Director of Equity and Special Finance Programs, Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
Dennis Hoth, CEO, TransEquity Development, Inc.
Brett D. Siglin, Member, Jennings Strouss
Hector Tapia, Economic Development Director, City of Somerton
2:00 – 2:30 pm – Networking and Deal-Making
Meet with property owners and officials from the County, Cities, and Towns who are involved in the investment and development of the various Yuma County qualified opportunity zones. Get your questions answered and begin development discussions. In order to maximize the QOZ benefits, you must begin your investment in 2019. Time is of the essence!
Campus Parking Map
The closest parking area is P1, and the event is taking place in the 3C Building (Schoening Center, North Wing). https://www.azwestern.edu/campus-map