Hearings

Ready, Willing, and Able to Work: How Small Businesses Empower People with Developmental Disabilities

The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Ready, Willing, and Able to Work: How Small Businesses Empower People with Developmental Disabilities.”  The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine the role small businesses have played in employing individuals with differing abilities and the lessons that have been learned.

Attachments
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List
3. Opening Statement
4. Hearing Memo 

Witnesses
Ms. Angela Timashenka Geiger
President and CEO
Autism Speaks
Washington, DC
Disclosure
Testimony

Mr. Dave Friedman
Founder and CEO
AutonomyWorks
Downers Grove, IL
Disclosure
Testimony

Mr. John Cronin
Co-Founder and Chief Happiness Officer
John’s Crazy Socks
Melville, NY
Disclosure
Testimony

Accompanied by:
Mr. Mark X. Cronin, Co-Founder and President, John’s Crazy Socks

Ms. Lori Ireland
President
Extraordinary Ventures
Vice Chair Autism Society of America
Chapel Hill, NC
Disclosure
Testimony