WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria Contreras Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was present to honor graduates of the administration's 2014 Emerging Leaders Program during a graduation ceremony held on November 12 at SBA Headquarters in Washington, DC.
The SBA's Emerging Business Leaders initiative focuses on executives in businesses poised for growth and provides these executives with the framework required to build sustainable businesses and promote economic development within their communities. This SBA initiative has proven successful time and again, resulting in new job creation and increased investor activity within graduate communities.
2014 Graduate Chris Bloyer, COO for Recurrent, adds "It was an honor to be selected for participation in this inaugural program for the Washington metropolitan area. The curriculum was outstanding and the relationships developed over the 7 month mini-MBA style program will last a lifetime. On behalf of Recurrent, our employees and our clients, I sincerely thank the Small Business Administration and program sponsors Arlington Economic Development, M&T Bank, Washington DC Economic Partnership, Montgomery County Economic Development, Piliero Mazza Attorneys at Law, and M&T Bank for the opportunity, and for their commitment to the growth of the nation's true economic engine....small business."
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