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1807, 2018

Why Aren’t You a Global Company?

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jim Herrin, Director Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center Global trade has been in the news daily with the threat of trade wars looming.  Although this article is not to give a diatribe on trade barriers, I will say that open and free trade is in the best interest of everyone.  In the very short term, if the threats create a more level and open global marketplace, then it may be worth the [...]

1406, 2018

Youth Refugee Leadership Graduation

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Graduation, Refugee|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Miller Business Resource Center, Utah Department of Workforce Services, and American Express held a graduation ceremony last month for the inaugural Youth Refugee Leadership class. Many youth refugees struggle with integrating into society, staying in school, and finding a support system. By adding this new youth cohort to the Refugee Leadership Program, it will help keep young refugees connected to their communities and become leaders in society. The program had 27 graduates representing [...]

1406, 2018

Utah Podcast Summit Follow Up

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Business Incubator, Conference, Podcast, Summit, Training|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Utah Podcast Summit on June 2nd brought together nearly 200 podcasters from across Utah for a day of community building and learning! With a range of podcasters from hobbyists to small businesses to local media, attendees had a chance to learn how to start a podcast, how to monetize, advanced storytelling basics, and how to quit their day job. Announcements about more podcasting workshops as well as the 2019 Utah Podcast Summit will [...]

1406, 2018

Kathy Ricci: New Business Advisor for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: 10kSB|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Kathy Ricci is a new Business Advisor for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Salt Lake Community College. Prior to this, she spent 21 years as the CEO of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund (UMLF), a 501c3 non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, providing management assistance and business loans of up to $50,000 to entrepreneurs who were not able to access traditional sources of funding. During her tenure, over 900 loans were made in the [...]

1406, 2018

Stan Rees Retires from Global Business Center

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Global, International|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Stan Rees has worked in international business for more than 42 years, including 12 at Salt Lake Community College creating and overseeing the Global Business Center. He has made a big impact in the global trade community and has impacted many businesses that he has served and now feels it's time to retire. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in 1969 and later his Masters degree in international business management from [...]