The Society of Professional Consultants

Helping Solo Professionals Develop and Grow Their Businesses and Effectively Serve Their Clients

The Society of Professional Consultants (SPC) offers networking, mentoring, and education for consultants, solo professionals, and entrepreneurs. We sponsor monthly lunch and dinner meetings for Boston-area business owners, and provide nationwide support and mentoring for both new and seasoned consultants.

Dinner Meeting, Monday, March 16, 2020

Solvency and Growth in a Consulting Practice - How to Navigate the Insurance Maze 

How are you protecting your consulting practice or solo business from the unexpected? In this workshop, insurance expert John Dustin will guide us through the maze of various insurance coverages including:

  • General Liability
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Property
  • Cyber
  • Life
  • Disability

You’ll learn why certain types of insurance are required by your customers, and better understand which policies are relevant to your business. John will show us a process to ensure your contracts transfer risk, protecting you and your business. You’ll also hear examples of how consultants have protected themselves from loss with a mix of policies that’s customized to their business.

About Our Speaker:

As president and founder of J.E.D. Insurance, John brings more than twenty-five years of insurance and financial service experience to his clients. He received his bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College and has master’s degrees from Johnson & Wales University and Anna Maria College.

John also earned his CPCU designation in 1993, along with his CLU in 2005, and ChFC in 2014. In 2019, he completed his Doctorate in Business Administration from California Southern University.

John’s diverse education and experience allows him to effectively manage his commercial clients’ insurance, financial, and risk management needs. John ensures a productive and positive experience for his clients through a customer-centric philosophy.

John is a father of four and avid fitness and sports enthusiast.

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When you first join the SPC, you can take advantage of a special offer: mentoring sessions with a seasoned consultant.
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Upcoming Partner / Member Events

Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Boston ENET (Boston Entrepreneurs' Network). Pointers for Term Sheet & Deal Negotiations. 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cambridge, MA.

Friday, February 21, 2020. ACE (The Association for Consulting Expertise). Mindful Work & Conscious Capitalism. 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Falmouth, ME.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020. ACE (The Association for Consulting Expertise). Webinar: Navigating Your Customer Journey. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Online.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020. WEST (Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology). How to Advocate for Yourself. 6:00 p.m. to 8:30.p.m. Cambridge, MA.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020. SAC (Society for the Advancement of Consulting). SAC PRACTICUM Webinar - Marketing for the Non-Marketer: How to Stand Out from the Crowd. 7:00 pm EDT. Online.

Thursday, February 27, 2020. SAC (Society for the Advancement of Consulting). SAC Learning Accelerator Lab. Talking TED: The Process, Production, and Performance. 3:00 pm EDT. Online.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Boston ENET (Boston Entrepreneurs' Network). Staffing for Entrepreneurial Success. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Burlington, MA.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020. WEST (Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology). Giving and Receiving Feedback. 6:00 p.m. to 8:30.p.m. Boston, MA.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020. SAC (Society for the Advancement of Consulting). SAC Best Practices Webinar- Every Job is a Sales Job. 2:00 pm EDT. Online.

Thursday, March 12, 2020. WEST (Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology). Conflict Management: Effectively Dealing with Conflict. 6:00 p.m. to 8:30.p.m. Cambridge, MA.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Boston ENET (Boston Entrepreneurs' Network). Digital Marketing: Many Options, But Where to Go? 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cambridge, MA.

Friday, March 20, 2020. ACE (The Association for Consulting Expertise). How to Become a Thought Leader. 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Portland, ME area. Location TBD.

Wednesday, March 25 2020. WEST (Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology). Women and Wealth: Setting Your Course to a Strong Financial Future. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00.p.m. Cambridge, MA.

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