ESF is proud to continue as a partner with the Small Business Association (SBA) Syracuse District Office and other Central New York partners to support the continuation of the Emerging Leaders program. Emerging Leaders is an intensive training program to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America’s cities. Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Emerging Leaders offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking.
This year’s Kickoff Event was held at Liehs & Steigerwald’s downtown Syracuse location at 117 E. Fayette Street on Friday, February 19th. Shown below are program speakers (from left to right) Bernard J. Paprocki (SBA District Director), U.S. Congressman, John Katko (representing New York’s 24th District), and Jeff Steigerwald (President and owner, Liehs & Steigerwald – and Emerging Leaders graduate).
To learn more about the Emerging Leaders Syracuse Class of 2016 visit the SBA web site.
Dr. Chuck Spuches, Assistant to the President for Outreach