Belmont entrepreneurship professor Jeff Cornwall was recently named as a Small Business Influencer 2011 by Small Business Trends. Dr. Cornwall attended a Gala Awards ceremony in September to receive his award in person.
The award honors companies, organizations and people who have made a meaningful and lasting impact on the North American small business market. Nominees are suggested by their peers, then voted on by the public and a panel of judges choose a top 100 honorees pool and those 100 are honored at the gala.
“I am very fortunate to be able to work with our students and alumni as they build their businesses. While surveys indicate that attitudes of most small business owners are not at all positive due to the continued weak economy, I have the pleasure of working with young entrepreneurs who continue to be full of optimism and hope for the future,” Cornwall said.