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Lunch & Learn: Business Services Division of the Secretary of State's Office

Lunch & Learn: Business Services Division of the Secretary of State's Office

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)

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The Ohio Secretary of State’s office is where businesses start in Ohio! 

The presentation will provide an overview of the role of the Business Services Division of the Secretary of State’s office; business name registration requirements; how to submit subsequent business filings to maintain an active, good standing status and an overview of the changes implemented with the LLC Modernization Act. In addition, the presentation will cover services offered by the Ohio Secretary of State to assist you once the business is active. Some of these services are to help prevent business identity theft and helping you connect to additional resources with the Ohio Business Resource Connection.


MEET OUR SPEAKER: Allison DeSantis is an accomplished attorney who has spent much of her career in public service focused on business and regulatory law. Since 2008, she has served as the Director of Business Services for the Ohio Secretary of State’s office and became the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in 2019. 

In this role, Allison has overseen efforts to improve the quality of services provided to the business community through a number of innovative modernizations. Allison’s knowledge and experience led the International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA), a professional association for government administrators of business organization and secured transaction systems, to elect her president in 2015 and again in 2020. As a member and president of IACA as well as a member of the Notary Public Administrators, Allison has continued to build on her expertise in the areas of business registry law, technology, and notary law. Allison earned both her undergraduate degree in communications and juris doctorate from the University of Dayton.

Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce
90 E. Wilson Bridge Road Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085 United States
Event Contact
Matt Lofy
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)
12 - 1 P.M.
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