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From the archives 2020

WATCH: A free virtual Q&A for Pittsburgh small business owners on navigating the coronavirus shutdown

by Staff Report |

As part of its commitment to better connect experts in topics of urgent statewide importance to Pennsylvanians in all corners of the state, Spotlight PA on April 17 convened its first-ever virtual Q&A webinar focused on helping small businesses in the greater Pittsburgh region navigate the coronavirus shutdown.

The panel was moderated by Spotlight PA Editor in Chief Christopher Baxter and featured:

  • Robert Stein, Executive Director, Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh

  • Mark Anthony Thomas, President of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance

  • Kevin Shivers, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers

  • Melisa Baez, Director of Entrepreneur Training, ASSETS: Transforming Communities Through Business

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