DETROIT, Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning January 2019, Ann-Arbor-based Domino's assumes title sponsorship for "Small Talk with Mark S. Lee," a leading business program focused on small business development and entrepreneurship. Its mission is to provide a forum where entrepreneurs and business leaders share business practices focused on developing and growing sustainable businesses.
The broadcast/podcast is hosted by business executive, local entrepreneur, blogger, educator and business expert Mark S. Lee and was launched in June 2014, on Entercom Detroit's WXYT AM1270 and is streamed via radio.com. The weekly show airs 8-9am, ET, on Sundays. Same-day podcasts are available at 9am, ET, via wwjnewsradio.com, leegroupinnovation.com, SoundCloud.com and thehubdetroit.com.
Now in its fifth year, Lee has interviewed over 800 business owners, including entrepreneurs, business and community leaders who have provided their perspective on what it takes to start, grow and sustain a successful business.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, small businesses continue to an economic force as part of the U.S. economy. Since 1993 and mid-2013, approximately 53% of net new jobs were created by this sector of the economy. Since the end of the 2008 recession, small businesses accounted for 60 percent of the net new jobs created across the country.
"Domino's has been with us since day one," says Mark S. Lee, a Detroit native and President & CEO of the LEE Group, LLC. "They believe in entrepreneurship and continue to be an outstanding partner with "Small Talk" in sharing vital information to those looking to start, grow and/or sustain a successful business."
Lee continues: "As this region continues to revitalize, it's essential to continue to provide the tools and information necessary to help businesses succeed short and longer-term. Small businesses are job creators and are essential to a community's overall economic health."
"Mark's audience continues to grow and provide a forum for small business owners and entrepreneurs to learn from their peers," said Tim McIntyre, Executive Vice President of Communication for Domino's. "We're proud to have helped him launch 'Small Talk' and we're happy to keep this innovative program on the air."
For previous "Small Talk with Mark S. Lee" broadcasts, please click on the following link:
You can follow Lee on Twitter @leegroup. For additional information visit: leegroupinnovation.com.
About The LEE Group, MI LLC
The Plymouth, MI-based LEE Group, MI LLC, founded in 2008 by Detroit native, Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, is an independent integrated marketing consulting firm focused on providing strategic marketing planning, branding/rebranding, training and development and integrated communication solutions to clients.