Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

Private Sector Initiatives to Educate Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

On Thursday September 19, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled, Private Sector Initiatives to Educate Small Business Owners and Entrepreuneurs.  The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to review private sector training and mentorship programs that are providing education to small business owners and entrepreneurs across the nation, and their effects on small business growth and job creation.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Tom Rice (R-SC)

Witnesses and Testimony:


  • Ms. Dina Powell, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, New York, NY

  • Dr. Stephen Morgan, Chair, Board of Trustees, My Own Business, Inc., City of Industry, CA

  • Mr. Damien Stevens, Founder & CEO, Servosity, Greenville, SC

  • Ms. Kim Pate, Chief External Relations Officer, Corporation for Enterprise Development, Washington, DC.

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