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Our NLRS Business & Enterprise Roundtable is geared to delve deeper into understanding what fuels Newark small, medium and large business and what will be needed to continue to generate economic growth for Newark in the 21st Century. This panel will help to envision a blueprint that can apply to any urban centers that provides the tools for small business growth to its citizenry.
The Positive Community has worked closely with The Newark Alliance, the Rutgers Center for Urban Entrepreneurial and Economic Development and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to create a robust roundtable discussion about what it takes to make Newark the leader and role model in urban business growth and economic vitality.
The audience will be composed of key business and economic stakeholders who will help to fuel a lively but informed discussion during the Q&A segment of the roundtable. Our hope is that this combination of thought leaders will spark innovative ideas that will serve to shape business thinking on a national level.
Our Moderator for the Business Panel will be Richard Roper. Our panelists include New Jersey’s Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Dr. dt ogilvie, professor of business strategy and urban entrepreneurship at Rutgers Business School; Steve Jones, CEO and Creative Director of Websignia; Preston Pinkett, president of City National Bank; Bill Parrish, president of Newark-based Noble Strategy; John Harmon, president of the New Jersey African American Chamber of Commerce; Dean E. LaBrent Chrite, School of Business Montclair State University; Hank Williams, Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and president of KloudCo; Rev. Dr. David Jefferson, senior pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark; Deborah E. Collins, director, Essex County Small Business Development, a representative from Prudential, and others.