Small Business Breakthroughs
December 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
About this event
Join the Ohio Small Business Development Center in partnership with the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center for a podcast style Q&A designed to dig into the topics that are impacting your business and keeping you up at night.
Each edition of “Small Business Breakthroughs” will feature a timely discussion on trends, economic environment impacts in business, or business management tips and advice and more.
Please join us for this edition of Small Business Breakthroughs as we welcome Chad J. Willett, Author of Smash The Box and Rip Off The Rearview Mirror. Chad will discuss how to unleash your creative energies to smash through the box that holds many of us back. This is particularly timely as he will help you put aside the past by ripping off the rearview mirror and making 2023 your best year ever.
Featured Guest: Chad J. Willett, Actor, Author, and Entrepreneur
Chad J. Willett (National Speakers Association/ Screen Actors Guild) is a TEDx speaker, two time author, and creativity and innovation leader who trained at the world famous improvisational school, “The Groundlings.” He was featured in the hit films “She’s All That” with Paul Walker, “Halloween H2O,” with Jamie Lee Curtis and “Can’t Hardly Wait” with Jennifer Love Hewitt. Recently (December 6, 2021), Chad was cast in the feature film, “Shirley” where he acted alongside Oscar-Winning actress Regina King and worked with Academy Award winner director John Ridley.
Chad has worked for three fortune 500 companies (Manpower, ITT Technical Institute and the Washington Post) and is the owner/ operator of Broadway2LA Acting Studio. He leverages his acting background with his experience in working America to create one of a kind keynote addresses/ workshops for his audiences.
Chad is a member of St. Mary’s Church in German Village, Ohio and the creator of the “Make Faith Matter Conference.” He has also been involved with “Big Brothers, Big Sisters”, and a reading literacy program for adults. Finally, Chad is married to his wife Erika, and is a proud father to his baby girl, Scarlett.
MODERATOR: Michael Bowers, CBA, Director, Ohio SBDC at Columbus State
Michael Bowers is a business consultant and Director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State. Michael works closely with entrepreneurs and business owners assisting them in building their companies. He has a diverse business skill set with experience in banking, private equity, strategic planning, digital media and marketing.