Sandy Cahill, Director of the University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center will be retiring in the fall. The Center has initiated a search for the next Entrepreneurial Center Director.
Founded in 1985, The Entrepreneurial Center provides hands-on coaching and business training for new and expanding small business owners, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs. Through business advising, technical assistance, trainings, mentoring programs, and networking events, the Entrepreneurial Center helps entrepreneurs gain the business skills needed to succeed in the marketplace. Services are offered to both men and women.
The Women’s Business Center (WBC) is an initiative of the Center. The WBC specializes in serving women in business. WBC training and advising are focused on the learning styles, qualities, and particular needs that women bring to business. The WBC received a 2015 “Leadership Award” from The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in recognition of the significant impact it has had on opening up opportunities for women in construction. The Women’s Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Entrepreneurial Center also offers a number of special programs during the year, such as the TD Bank Business Leadership Series, the Financial Fitness Series sponsored by The Hartford, and the Small Contractor Development Program.
To learn more about the University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center, read our interview “University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center Provides Resources for Women Entrepreneurs.”