January 30th, 2024

Dublin, CA – On February 7, TriNet and the Small Business Digital Alliance will host a panel discussion with Administrator Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Samantha Wellington, EVP of Business Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at TriNet, and José Quiñonez, Founder and CEO of Mission Asset Fund, on the ‘small business boom’ and how to cultivate solid funding opportunities to boost business in 2024. Opening remarks will be delivered by TriNet’s President & CEO, Burton M. Goldfield.

One of the first of many hurdles that entrepreneurs must overcome is how to access capital to fund their business. This discussion will provide insight into the 2024 funding trends that help expand and grow small and medium-sized businesses. Join the conversation to hear more about the challenges historically underrepresented business owners face, the digital tools available to connect with new funding opportunities, and how to help small businesses flourish in the current business landscape and beyond.

“Passion is a key driver in the ‘small business boom’, and access to capital is a critical component to ensuring an entrepreneur’s passion can blossom into a successful business,” said Samantha Wellington, EVP of Business Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at TriNet. “I am thrilled to continue the conversation on this vital topic with SBA Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman and TriNet customer, José A. Quiñonez, Founder and CEO of Mission Asset Fund. Their valuable insights and unique perspectives will benefit small businesses and entrepreneurs as we move into 2024.” 

Speakers include:

• SBA Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman
• Burton M. Goldfield, President & CEO, TriNet
• Samantha Wellington, EVP of Business Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, TriNet
• José Quiñonez, Founder & CEO, Mission Asset Fund

To tune into the conversation on Wednesday, February 7, 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET, visit:

To access TriNet’s free digital tools, visit:


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TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with full-service industry-specific HR solutions, providing both professional employer organization (PEO) and human resources information system (HRIS) services. TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation, compliance, payroll, and R&D tax credit services, all enabled by industry-leading technology. TriNet’s suite of products also includes services and software-based solutions to help streamline workflows by connecting HR, benefits, employee engagement, payroll, and time & attendance. Rooted in more than 30 years of supporting entrepreneurs and adapting to the ever-changing modern workplace, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business and enabling their people. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram


The Small Business Digital Alliance (SBDA) is a joint co-sponsorship agreement between the SBA and Business Forward, Inc. that brings together major players, influencers, and companies in the tech, e-commerce, benefits, and other industries to help small businesses connect with digital tools and reach new customers through expanded opportunities through trainings, tools, and expansion of their digital networks – free of charge. To learn more, visit


Business Forward has helped more than 270,000 local business leaders make the “business case” for climate action, affordable healthcare, immigration reform, diversity and inclusion, sensible tax laws, criminal justice reform, infrastructure investment, new trade deals, and other pro-growth reforms. Our leaders brief policymakers, work with local media, publish op-eds, submit testimony, and advocate online. We also promote their recommendations through issue briefs, survey reports, training manuals, podcasts, and social media. More than 800 mayors, governors, members of Congress, and senior Administration officials have participated in our briefings, including three presidents. Learn more at


The U.S. Small Business Administration helps power the American dream of business ownership. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit

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