The Entrepreneur’s Guide for Starting a Business with Connie Sparks on The Core Business Show with Tim Jacquet. Connie Sparks formed Wade Institute in the year 1999 to specialize in business-building strategies for small to mid-sized businesses. She has consulted and assisted numerous clients across the country with raising capital and strategy development to sustain or grow their companies. Wade Institute is committed to providing timely, customized support to small business clients. She has presented workshops and seminars to educational institutions, associations and popular organizations throughout California. Sparks’ has been honored by Toastmasters International (President’s Distinguished Award 2002), The For You Network- National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) (Business Woman of the Year 2006), (Best Corporate Environment Award 2006), and (Sphere of Influence Award 2007), the Los Angeles Business Journal (Women Who Make A Difference 2007, 2009), The Entrepreneur’s Guide for Starting a Business with Connie Sparksand the U.S. Small Business Administration (Business Champion Award 2009).