SBA Honors 2017 Atlanta Emerging Leaders Graduates

Release Date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Release Number: 
18-01
Contact: 
Lindsay Williams

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration Georgia District Office recognized six small business owners during the SBA Emerging Leaders graduation ceremony on Nov. 13, 2017. The ceremony was held at the SBA District Office in downtown Atlanta.
Emerging Leaders is a federal training initiative that trains executives of small businesses poised for growth in historically challenged communities.

The course provides students with the organizational framework, resource network, and knowledge required to build sustainable businesses and promote economic development within urban communities.

The seven-month training program has a condensed, MBA-like curriculum that enhances the business savvy and confidence of the entrepreneur. As part of the curriculum, each participant must create a three-year strategic-growth-plan.

Graduating businesses recognized for completing the program include:
Lisa Winton; Winton Machine Co.
Melanie Meredith; Attain Med Inc.
Bel Miranda; Willowheart LLC
Peridot Davis; The Plumbing Shop Inc.
Tanesha Lanier –Gamory; Residential Enhancements
Ryan Shuldt; North Point Land Surveying
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