NSBA

New York State Small Business Owner Molly Bakewell Chamberlin Re-Appointed to National Small Business Association Leadership and Technology Councils

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Based in Washington, D.C., NSBA is the nation's oldest non-partisan small business advocacy organization.

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  • Based in Washington, D.C., NSBA is the nation's oldest non-partisan small business advocacy organization.
  • The NSBA Leadership Council provides valuable networking opportunities while ensuring that small business owners have a vital seat at the table, as Congress and regulators take up key small business proposals.
  • Notes NSBA president and CEO, Todd McCracken, "Molly Bakewell Chamberlin has been a tremendous asset to the NSBA and our various Councils.
  • To learn more about Molly Bakewell Chamberlin, visit her LinkedIn profile here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mollychamberlin/ To learn more about Embassy Global, visit www.embassyglobalpr.com .

Raleigh Entrepreneur and Advocate Honored with Woman Business Owner of the Year Award

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Women Business Owners Greater Raleigh presented long-time member, Olalah Njenga, CEO of YellowWood Group, with the Woman Business Owner of the Year Award during its annual board installation and awards gala. Greater Raleigh's Immediate Past President, Emily Parks, presented Njenga with the honor.

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  • The National Association of Women Business Owners Greater Raleigh awarded business leader and small business economy advocate, Olalah Njenga, with the 2021-2022 Woman Business Owner of the Year Award in recognition of her achievements and advocacy efforts
    RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Women Business Owners Greater Raleigh presented long-time member, Olalah Njenga, CEO of YellowWood Group, with the Woman Business Owner of the Year Award during its annual board installation and awards gala.
  • The Woman Business Owner of the Year Award recognized Njenga for achievements reflecting the influence, inspiration, and impact of her work as a business owner and her life as an unwitting role model through the challenges she has overcome and the opportunities she has provided.
  • The firm partners with business leaders to transform ideas into objectives and objectives into outcomes.
  • The National Association of Women Business Owners ' mission is to propel women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.

Lead Marvels Launches New Resource Libraries for Associations in the Legal and Accounting Industries

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

NAEA is Lead Marvels' 30th association partner in its ever-widening network in the tax and accounting industry while the partnership with NSBA represents the company's 18th partner in the legal industry.

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  • NAEA is Lead Marvels' 30th association partner in its ever-widening network in the tax and accounting industry while the partnership with NSBA represents the company's 18th partner in the legal industry.
  • "Professional associations are turning to Lead Marvels now more than ever as the need for non-dues revenue and member engagement continues to increase.
  • About Lead Marvels: Lead Marvels partners with professional associations to build white-labeled, fully managed online resource libraries that feature curated, industry-specific thought leadership content and resources from sponsors and industry solution providers as well as from the associations themselves.
  • Lead Marvels is the pioneer ofLGaaS (Lead Generation as a Service), which allows partners to license its proprietary, tech-enabled platform to offer online resource libraries to their member and subscriber audiences.

Lyndra Therapeutics President and Chief Operations Officer Jessica Ballinger Named to National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Lyndra Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company working to make daily pills a thing of the past, today announced that President and Chief Operations Officer Jess Ballinger has been named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council, joining other advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, D.C.

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  • Lyndra Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company working to make daily pills a thing of the past, today announced that President and Chief Operations Officer Jess Ballinger has been named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council, joining other advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, D.C.
  • Im honored to join the NSBA Leadership Council and to be able to bring my passion for science and DE&I to this team of expert small-business leaders.
  • I am proud to have Jess Ballinger as part of our Leadership Council, stated NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken.
  • Lyndra is focused on commercializing therapies in central nervous system (CNS) disorders , which would most benefit from dramatically reduced dosing frequency.

NSBA, EXIM Bank Release New Survey on Exporting

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Monday, June 6, 2022

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Small Business Association (NSBA) and the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM) are releasing a new survey of small business about their attitudes, practices and beliefs when it comes to doing business internationally.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Small Business Association (NSBA) and the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM) are releasing a new survey of small business about their attitudes, practices and beliefs when it comes to doing business internationally.
  • This survey shows growing interest in exporting among small businesses as well as increased appetite for export-related assistance and education.
  • "Expanding and strengthening the export assistance programs we currently have, like EXIM, could help small businesses more easily weather tough economic times."
  • This survey was conducted online among 530 small businesses across the country April 14-May 12.

More Work, More Complexities, and More Investment: New Data from GoTo Analyzes the Challenges of Small and Midsize Business IT Teams

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Monday, May 2, 2022

The results show that todays workers expect greater flexibility from their employers and the benefits are measurable.

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  • The results show that todays workers expect greater flexibility from their employers and the benefits are measurable.
  • Two years after quickly adopting tools that made remote work possible, businesses are now evaluating service duplications within these tools and areas in which they can consolidate.
  • The study found that 95% of companies have plans to consolidate their tools in 2022, with many already in the process of evaluation.
  • GoTos flexible-work software including GoTo Connect, GoTo Resolve, Rescue, Central, and more is built for small and midsize business IT departments, but powerful enough for the enterprise.

Danielle Wright Joins the Katy Area Economic Development Council Board of Governors

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Monday, April 11, 2022

HOUSTON, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council has welcomed Danielle Wright and her unique perspective as the president of a woman-owned construction company to its board of governors. Wright founded Right Choice Development and Construction in 2016, located in Katy, Texas, and is also a member of the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA). She is active in the Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  • HOUSTON, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council has welcomed Danielle Wright and her unique perspective as the president of a woman-owned construction company to its board of governors.
  • As a Katy-area resident since 1983, Wright became a successful serial entrepreneur after attending James E. Taylor High School.
  • About the Katy Area Economic Development Council:
    Founded in 2003, the Katy Area Economic Development Council's mission is to lead the economic development efforts of the Katy area to recruit, retain and expand new high quality, high impact companies, jobs, and talent to improve the quality of life and place of Katy area residents.
  • Katy Area EDC is a full-service private, non-profit, 501 (c) 6 economic development corporation.

Local Business Owner Brian Watson Named to NSBA Leadership Council

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Monday, April 4, 2022

CLEVELAND, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Watson of Revolution Trucking in Wadsworth, OH was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.

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  • CLEVELAND, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Watson of Revolution Trucking in Wadsworth, OH was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.
  • Watson, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small businesses to policymakers in Washington, D.C.
    "As a small-business owner, I see daily the importance of being involved and active when it comes to laws and regulation," stated Watson.
  • "Joining NSBA's Leadership Council will enable me to take our collective small-business message to the people that need to hear it most: Congress."
  • Brian Watson started his transportation career loading and unloading trucks at a 100-year-old paper mill in order to pay for college.

CHA Wins 2022 NSBA Bridge of the Year Award

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

ALBANY, N.Y. , March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA) has won the inaugural 2022 National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) Bridge of the Year Award for its innovative design of the straddle bent on the new approach ramp bridge on the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford, Connecticut. This award follows the Prize Bridge Award in the Medium Span Bridge category, which designated CHA a finalist in the national competition. The CHA team used ingenuity to address a significant design challenge, representing a milestone change in how the industry can build more safe and cost-effective bridges.

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  • ALBANY, N.Y., March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA) has won the inaugural 2022 National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) Bridge of the Year Award for its innovative design of the straddle bent on the new approach ramp bridge on the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • This award follows the Prize Bridge Award in the Medium Span Bridge category, which designated CHA a finalist in the national competition.
  • The award was announced in Denver, Colorado at the 2022 World Steel Bridge Symposium .
  • The NSBA functions as the voice of the bridge fabricators and steel mills while also partnering with the bridge design and construction community.

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Recognized For Creativity and Innovation In Design By AISC/NSBA With Prize Bridge Award

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge was built to replace the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge.

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  • The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge was built to replace the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge.
  • Modjeski and Masters (M&M), as part of the Alfred Benesch design team, provided final design services for the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge.
  • AISC and NSBA's biennial Prize Bridge Awards are presented to projects that showcase the creativity and skill of the structural steel design and construction industry.
  • For more information about Modjeski and Masters' award-winning construction of the -74 Mississippi River Bridge Westbound Span, visit https://www.modjeski.com/projects/arch/new-i-74-mississippi-river-arch-b... .