You're Invited to Wilkes-Barre Connect's Next Spotlight Series!
Join us on Wednesday, April 24th at 5 PM for our next Spotlight event! Our featured speaker for the night is Jennifer Maher, CEO of 1776, which is the Northeast Corridor’s largest network of entrepreneurial incubators. Our video spotlights of the night include Nicholas Welch, CEO & Founder of Smoke Shield System; Jocelyn Sterenchock, Coordinator of Entrepreneurial Services at CAN DO, Inc.; and Ginny Scott, Work Experience Coordinator at ResCare Workforce Services/ PA CareerLink.
About Jennifer Maher: As the Co-founder of Benjamin’s Desk and now CEO of 1776, Jenn Maher oversees 1776’s strategic growth and operations ensuring the company grows effectively and efficiently. She brings her background as a licensed commercial real estate broker and former corporate litigator and franchise attorney to her role as 1776 brings their unique management model to their expansion efforts. Jenn spends her free time raising her two kids and training for and participating in endurance events – she’s completed several marathons and an Ironman so far.
The Spotlight program features quarterly events that provide an opportunity for industry leaders and entrepreneurs in NEPA to meet, discuss and identify potential partnerships. Each event features a fifteen-minute presentation from an entrepreneur with regional ties, as well as video spotlights featuring local entrepreneurs, students, and non-profits.
About Wilkes-Barre Connect:
Wilkes-Barre Connect is an initiative powered by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber, that helps businesses grow in Northeastern Pennsylvania, featuring a partnership among the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University, the Diamond City Partnership, the Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Family Business Alliance at Wilkes University, and the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Wilkes University. Wilkes-Barre Connect is housed in Wilkes-Barre?s THINK Center, a space made possible by the Penn State Wilkes-Barre and the Invent Penn State initiative.
Spotlight is FREE to attend but requires each attendee to register prior to the event.