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Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders Capital Region logo            Capital Region Class of 2017
EMERGING LEADERS CAPITAL REGION CLASS OF 2017:
Jennifer Novak, Cider Belly Doughnuts, Albany; Pamela Lansing, Computer Visions LLC, Albany; Tami Cole, Documentation Strategies, Inc., Rensselaer; Christopher Longo, Empire Paving of Schenectady, Inc., Duanesburg; Michael Burns, MOPCO LLC, Schenectady; Lukas Pawlak, Pawlak Enterprise, East Schodak; Mara Kilburn, Precision Trenchless LLC, Schenectady; Joe Mastroianni, Sahr's Poultry Farm, Schenectady; Denise Deitz, Snipits Haircuts for Kids, Clifton Park/Guilderland; Robert Domenici, Strategic Response Initiatives, Watervliet; Natalie Tiberio, Tiberio Construction, Inc., Niskayuna; Braulio "Freddy" Luna, Vida-Blend LLC, Amsterdam; and Howard Diamond, Web Services US, LLC,  Watervliet.

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WHAT:
Emerging Leaders is an intensive training program to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America’s cities.  Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Emerging Leaders offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking.  This will be the first class for the Emerging Leaders program held in the Capital Region.

WHO: The training is open to small business owners with companies located in the Capital Region with annual revenues between $400,000 to $10 million that have been in business for at least three years. This training is not for start-up businesses.

WHEN: Thirteen classes began in April 2017 at the Capital Region Chamber and run every other week through early November 2017.

WHAT’S THE COST? The only costs are your time and commitment to complete the curriculum. Anticipate 100+ hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring.

QUESTIONS? Please contact Dan Rickman at 518-446-1118 x 231 or daniel.rickman@sba.gov Letters of interest for the Class of 2018 may be submitted now. Learn more about the Emerging Leaders Capital Region program from the Capital Region flyer, Capital Region Q & A, or Emerging Leaders alumni profiles: The Events Company, Liehs & Steigerwald, New Hope Mills, Corso's Cookies, and Lakeside Innovative Technologies.

 

Emerging Leaders Syracuse logo             Syracuse Class of 2017 photo

EMERGING LEADERS SYRACUSE CLASS OF 2017:
Stephen Jocz, Best in Bloom, Syracuse; Elizabeth Peterson, Downtown Decorations Inc., East Syracuse; Tracy Foltz, Falk Precision Inc., East Syracuse; Neil Miller, Farmshed Harvest, Syracuse; Sandra Cirrincione, Solvay Electric Supply & Lighting, Solvay; Viktor Klyachko, Green Ignite Inc., Utica; Jaime Sweet, Hartman Enterprises, Inc., Oneida; Matthew Holt, Kishmish Inc., Syracuse; Salvatore Lomedico, Sal’s Pizza & Restaurant, Baldwinsville; Ken Morse, North Point Defense, Inc., Rome; James Bogett, Omnicor Biomedical Services, Camillus; Jennifer Purtell, Quality Mechanical Services, Syracuse; Nate Beck, Rollingstar Mfg. Inc., Barneveld; David Johnson, RP Solutions Inc., Ithaca; Dana Scherzi, Scherzi Systems, LLC, Syracuse; and Erika Perez, SWANK, Hamilton.

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WHAT: Emerging Leaders is an intensive training program to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America’s cities.  Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Emerging Leaders offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking. This will be the seventh class for the Emerging Leaders program held in Syracuse.

WHO: The training is open to small business owners with companies located in the Syracuse area with annual revenues between $400,000 to $10 million that have been in business for at least three years. This training is not for start-up businesses.

WHEN: Thirteen classes began in April 2017 at The Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse and run every other week through early November 2017.

WHAT’S THE COST? The only costs are your time and commitment to complete the curriculum. Anticipate 100+ hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring.

QUESTIONS? Please contact Grace Conners at 315-471-9393 x 252 or grace.conners@sba.gov and Steve Barr at 315-471-9393 x 249 or stephen.barr@sba.govLetters of interest for the Class of 2018 may be submitted now. Learn more about the Emerging Leaders Syracuse program from the Syracuse flyer, Syracuse Q & A, or Emerging Leaders alumni profiles: The Events Company, Liehs & Steigerwald, New Hope Mills, Corso's Cookies, and Lakeside Innovative Technologies.