Chief Counsel Travels to Regions II and VII for Face-to-Face Small Business Meetings

By Krafft, Rebecca | The Small Business Advocate, May 2013 | Go to article overview

Chief Counsel Travels to Regions II and VII for Face-to-Face Small Business Meetings


Krafft, Rebecca, The Small Business Advocate


In April, Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant traveled to New York and the Midwest to hear directly from small businesses. Regional Advocates Teri Coaxum (Region II) and Becky Greenwald (Region VII) planned and participated in the tours.

On his first day in Syracuse, N.Y., Dr. Sargeant met with owners of a wide variety of small businesses: George W. Hanford, the sixth-generation owner of G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company; Tony Baird, owner of Tony Baird Electronics; Stella Penizotto, owner of Sunshine Daycare Center; and Aubrey James, owner of Lashes, Locks, and Lips (a wedding services business).

Dr. Sargeant and Teri Coaxum also met with faculty and students at Syracuse University (SU), including Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and Tina Kapral, director of educational programs, including Boots to Business at SU's Whitman School of Management.

Day two of the trip consisted of a morning roundtable with SU students and professors and an afternoon tour of the Syracuse Technology Garden, CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity. One of the businesses visited was a company called Glyphr, whose free mobile app lets users experience two-dimensional content in three-dimensions.

The Region VII itinerary touched three key areas: Ames, Iowa, and Maryville and St. Louis, Missouri (on opposite sides of the state).

In Ames, Dr. Sargeant and Becky Greenwald visited Iowa State University, the anchor of the emerging Iowa innovation and bioeconomy corridor between Ames and Des Moines. They visited several cutting edge businesses and programs: PowerFilm, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of thin, flexible solar modules; ISU's Virtual Reality Applications Center, one of only two such centers in the world; and the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals. They attended a roundtable at ISU's Research Park with leading business owners and service providers.

Dr. Sargeant returned to Washington to testify on Capitol Hill, and Greenwald traveled separately to Maryville, home to Northwest Missouri State University and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). …

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