Mark Herbert, Vice President for Small Business Majority: Empowering Small Businesses During COVID-19 Episode 5

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Mark Herbert talks with hosts Jesse & Sid about what it means to advocate for policies that are important to entrepreneurs as well as making sure they have access to all the funds and tools they might need during their small business journey.

About The Guest:

Mark Herbert directs Small Business Majority’s operations throughout California. (Small Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization.) As Vice President in California, Mark oversees the policy, outreach and development efforts across the state while also directing the work on responsible small business lending issues nationwide. Mark was appointed to the California Small Business & Innovative Startups Recovery Working Group, which will advise and support the small business priorities of the Governor's Jobs and Economic Recovery Task Force.

Previously, Mark served as the organization’s California Director, Project Manager and Outreach Manager in California where he developed strong relationships with small business owners and business organizations across the state. Prior to joining the organization more than six years ago, he worked for state and federal lawmakers where he directed business operations and built relationships with small business owners and key stakeholders as they pertained to public policy issues. An entrepreneur himself, Mark runs a small consulting business specializing in volunteer management and organizational capacity building. He also serves on the advisory boards for both the Northern California and the San Diego and Imperial Valley Small Business Development Centers networks, which oversee a total of 22 SBDCs in California, serves on Covered California's Marketing, Outreach and Enrollment Advisory Group and serves on the board for the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO).

More From Mark Herbert:

Visit the website Small Business Majority

Email directly at mherbert@smallbusinessmajority.org

Connect on LinkedIn

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