Lisa Garnett Named Director Of Operations At Pathways United. Garnett’s Small Business Leadership Provides Expertise for Pathways United’s 2020 Expansion Plans!
Saint Louis, MO – Pathways United welcomes Lisa Garnett as Director of Operations to their company. Lisa joins Pathways United with over 15 years of experience in Leadership and Small Business Management.
“I am very excited to join the Pathways United team. My entire career has been spent in the Leadership and Consulting industry. I look forward to supporting and creating avenues of success for the current and future entrepreneurs in our market.”
Pathways United was awarded a 249K grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Economic Impact and Minority Programs to help create and support small minority-owned businesses. Twenty (20) small businesses will be chosen to participate with the criteria of being minority-owned and with the requirement that women of color head 50% of the business participants.
Ms. Garnett will help small businesses gain certification, become registered in the Federal database, and oversee the internal project team with one-on-one entrepreneurship counseling services. She will also connect program participants to the Department of Energy Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) opportunities.
“We are thrilled to have Lisa on board; she will bring a fresh perspective and approach working with small businesses in the area, having personally worked through many of the same circumstances that small businesses deal with daily,” said Dr. Alice Prince, CEO and President, Pathways United.
Ms. Garnett is a Saint Louis native, a graduate of Cardinal Ritter High School, and holds a CompTIA A+ IT and Computer Networking and Technology Certification from Ranken Technical College. Ms. Garnett is an accomplished professional with extensive knowledge of project development, operations management, and a passion for serving.
Pathways United will host the First Virtual Networking Event on Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Register on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/economic-impact-and-diversity-entrepreneurship-program-registration-118523293361?ref=estw or our website www.pathwaysunited.org.
About Pathways United:
Pathways United is a full-service program consultant agency. The team takes a human-centered approach to help organizations innovate and grow. Services include entrepreneurial training, business certification such as Veteran/DBE/Hub Zone/MBE/WBE, and diversity, inclusion, and equity training.