SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative

Looking for an opportunity to grow your small business and succeed in your field? The U.S. Small Business Association is looking for candidates in February for it’s SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative.  It’s a 15 session federal training initiative available to entrepreneurs who fit certain criteria.

The free program is seven months long, and valued at $10,000. Participants work with experienced mentors, attend specialized workshops and develop connections with their peers, city leaders, and the financial community.

Podcast host Mary McCarthy spoke with Shannon Feucht of the Columbus, Ohio office of the U.S. Small Business Association, and with Bob Ross of Professional Consulting Associates. He is an instructor with the SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative.

What You Will Learn:

  • Criteria needed to apply for the program
  • Details on the CEO mentoring groups offered with the initiative
  • Stories of entrepreneurs who went through the program

Click here for more information on the SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative.

Shannon Feucht                                                                                                                            Lead Economic Development Specialist                                                                              Public Information Officer at U.S. Small Business Administration                                                                                       614-469-6860

Bob Ross                                                                                                                                           CEO at Public Service Leadership Institute                                                                             PCA LLC                                                                                                                                                                                                                        



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