Happy National Small Business Week!
We’ve been celebrating National Small Business Week here at H&M all week long and wanted to touch on the subject in our blogs before the week of celebration and festivities comes to close.
National Small Business Week is nothing new. As it is shared on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s website- every year since 1963, the President of the Unites States has issued a proclamation announcing this special week which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
The site also goes on to share that more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.
We work with businesses of all sizes here at H&M and we have since our origination in 1919. Helping business owners succeed is our passion. When asked what they enjoy most about working with small business owners, some of our Business Services and Solutions Team members weighed in with their thoughts:
“I enjoy really getting to know the person behind the business while at the same time being able to help them take their passions and dreams and turn them into a successful business!”- Natalie Bruns, CPA, Senior Assistant Accountant
“I enjoy the relationships that we build with our small business owners. We get to know them on a personal level and when they succeed in their business we feel like we succeed too!”- Danielle Cottle, CPA, CGMA, Manager
“I enjoy working with small businesses because most of them are family businesses. Building the relationships we do by working on their businesses , makes us feel like part of the family!”- Lisa Decot, Business Relationship Manager
“The thing I like most working with Small Business owners is the personal relationship you establish due to a smaller administration.”- Annamarie DePrey, Staff Accountant
“I enjoy helping small business owners because I want to help them achieve their dreams of having a successful business. They are relatable, driven and took a chance. I want them to be able to focus on the day to day of their business while we offer support and advice.”- Carmen George, CPA- Manager
“ I love working with small business owners. I know the work they are doing and that we are helping them with in the end is to pay for a little girl’s gymnastics class, or swimming lessons – small business owners are a part of our community, one of us. “- Lynn Leitch, Senior Assistant Accountant
Learn more about National Small Business Week here: https://www.sba.gov/nsbw/ and contact us today to learn more about how we can help your small business grow and thrive.