Food Consultant, Food Financial Analyst training and certification available

MADISON — The Food Finance Institute (FFI) is offering two training and certification sessions for people interested in taking Food and Beverage (FaB) businesses to the next level.

“Level 1: Food Consultant Training and Certification – Market Trends/Market Research in Food, Business Model Optimization, and Capital Structure” will be May 18-19 at the Pyle Center in Madison. Deadline to register is April 21.

“Level 2: Food Financial Analyst Training and Certification – Packaging Fundraising Requests and Understanding the Legal/Financial Implications of Raising Equity” will be June 22-23 a the Pyle Center in Madison. Deadline to register is June 2.

Tera Johnson, FFI director and instructor, is a former food company CEO and serial entrepreneur whose mission is to create the next generation of economically regenerative food and farming businesses. The founder of teraswhey, Johnson participated in the full arc of creating and selling a successful investor-financed food company. Now she is a national speaker and financial consultant to food and farming businesses, consultants, social venture funds and investors.

Tuition is free. To learn more about both sessions, call Zac Smucker-Bryan, FFI Program Manager at 608-890-0780.