Sawyer Howitt: Portland’s Brightest Young Entrepreneur

Despite all the hardships millennials have faced because of the global recession, many have become entrepreneurs and have opened more than 160,000 new businesses per month. Nearly 27% of millennials are self-employed.

Millennials have discovered visionary ideas and are very optimistic about their future. One such millennial is Sawyer Howitt, who just graduated from Lincoln High School in Portland Oregon. He has become one of the rising stars in the country.

Sawyer Howitt already has gained a strong understanding of financial and operational needs to run a successful business. He has discovered new ideas about how to connect consumers with brands. Sawyer Howitt is very passionate about proper customer service. He was recently named the project manager at Meriwether Group, which is a business launch service in Oregon. His goal is to find ways for companies to adapt to evolving technologies.

Sawyer Howitt is passionate about his community. He has donated to several charities a well as mentoring youth and fighting for women’s rights. He is also leading an international ethnic-studies group. When Sawyer is not tied up with work, you can find him fishing playing racquetball or at a Portland Trailblazers game. Sawyer Hewitt is expected to attend the University of California, Berkeley.

Sawyer Howitt believes it is the best time to create a startup. He points out that communities are beginning to rent out small workplaces with short-term leases and it has become easier to secure small-business loans. This reduces the amount of capital needed to get started. Sawyer Howitt has identified eight cities that are ripe for launching businesses and they include: San Francisco, Austin, Salt Lake City, Palo Alto, Denver, Yorba Linda, Minneapolis and Santa Monica. Sawyer has focused his high school studies, internships on business and finance. He believes its time for companies to rebrand.

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