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Jul 21 2011

"Entrepreneurial Development: Obstacles and Opportunities for Supporting, Sustaining and Growing America’s Entrepreneurs”

Russell Senate Office Building
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship will hold a roundtable on Thursday, July 21, 2011 entitled, “Entrepreneurial Development: Obstacles and Opportunities for Supporting, Sustaining and Growing America’s Entrepreneurs.” The purpose of this roundtable will be to hear from members of the small business community, including various representatives of relevant trade associations and entrepreneurial development experts, and the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding the reauthorization and effectiveness of SBA’s entrepreneurial development programs. In addition, the roundtable will give participants a chance to provide feedback on various legislative proposals to be introduced in the 112th Congress.
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Witness Panel 1

  • Leo J. Bottary
    Vice President of Public Affairs
    Vistage International, Inc.
  • Charles "Tee" Rowe
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Association of Small Business Development Centers
  • Holly I. Schick
    Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Entrepreneurial Development
    U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Bill Shear
    Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment
    Government Accountability Office
  • Scott Snair
    Program Director
    New Jersey Veterans Business Outreach Center
  • Clinton Tymes
    Delaware Small Business Development Center
  • Julie R. Weeks
    Chair of the Board
    Association of Women’s Business Centers
  • Daryl Williams
    Chief Executive Officer
    Urban Entrepreneur Partnership Inc.
  • W. Kenneth Yancey Jr.
    Chief Executive Officer