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Hearings

Honoring the Nation’s Small Business Heroes

0 Wednesday, May 08, 2019 @ 10:00

The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Honoring the Nation’s Small Business Heroes.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated May 5-11 as its National Small Business Week. To honor all of America’s entrepreneurs, the House Small Business Committee is saluting “Heroes of Small Business,” those leaders who exemplify the determination, hard work, and creativity that showcases the American entrepreneurial spirit. Entrepreneurs from across the country will testify on their small business success stories. The Committee will examine the important role these firms play in creating jobs, growing our economy, and investing in our local communities. 

To view a livestream of the hearing, click here


Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 

Witness List 

Witnesses 
Panel One
Ms. Gia Giasullo
Owner
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
Brooklyn, NY
Testimony 

Ms. Amy Fox
President & Operations
Spiral Brewery
Hastings, MN
Testimony 

Mr. Nels Leader
Vice President
Bread Alone Bakery
Lake Katrine, NY
Testimony 

Mr. Robert Hoffman
Broker
Robert Hoffman Realty Inc.
Albert Lea, MN
Testimony 

Panel Two
Mr. Jason Brochu
President and Co-Owner
Pleasant River Lumber
Dover-Foxcroft, ME
Testimony 

Mr. Bill Skalish
Owner
Granite Tech, Inc. and The Benchmark GRP, LLC
Landenberg, PA
Testimony 

Mr. Jerry Kortesmaki
Owner
London Road Rental Center
Duluth, MN
Testimony 

Panel Three
Mr. Dave Walton
Farmer
Iowa Soybean Association
Wilton, IA
Testimony 

Ms. Brittney Reese
Co-Founder and Head FIT Coach
FIT & NU
Aurora, CO
Testimony 

Ms. Colleen Cruze Bhatti
Owner
Cruze Farm
Knoxville, TN
Testimony 

Mr. Shawn Pulford
CEO
LB Water
Chambersburg, PA
Testimony 


*Witness testimony will be posted within 24 hours after the hearing’s occurrence


 
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