Judy Miller, owner and founder RSVP Communications, will share the story of how she built a thriving Greensboro-based business at the next Entrepreneurial Journeys program at UNCG on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
The 5:30 p.m. event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 1215 of Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building, 1111 Spring Garden St., on the UNCG campus. Due to limited seating, attendees are asked to register at entjourneys10.eventbrite.com. Check-in will begin at 5 p.m.
RSVP Communications is a full-service, direct-response marketing company located at 8765 W. Market St. A native of Greensboro, Miller has grown her company to a level of success that is admirable by any standard. Her entrepreneurial experience has been featured in numerous publications. In addition to serving as the president of her company, she also serves her community. She was the first woman admitted to the Guilford Rotary; she currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Elon University’s Love School of Business, the Board of Directors for the Nussbaum Center, GTCC’s Foundation Board and the External Advisory Board of the NC Entrepreneurship Center. She has been honored by The Commission on the Status of Women as the recipient of the Woman-Owned Business Achievement Award and received GTCC’s Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2012 she was named, by Business Leader Magazine, as one of the top 50 Entrepreneurs in the Southeast Region.
The program will begin with registration and networking from 5-5:30 p.m., followed by a 45-minute program, with a Q&A session afterward. Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available near the venue on Forest or Oakland streets or behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum.
The Fall 2013 series is sponsored by RSVP Communications. Entrepreneurial Journeys provides monthly informal, interactive opportunities for community members and students to hear first-hand how businesses are created. Previous speakers have included Kayne Fisher and Chris Lester, founders of Natty Greene’s Brewing Company; Dennis Quaintance, CEO and chief design officer at Quaintance-Weaver Hotels and Restaurants; Lenna Hobson, co-owner of RagApple Lassie Vineyards; Robin Davis, founder of Mack and Mack clothing; Lee Comer, founder of the Iron Hen Café; and Jenny Fulton and Ashlee Furr, founders of Miss Jenny’s Pickles.
The North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG provides co-curricular and outreach programs to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses and serves as a catalyst for the creation of sustainable and globally competitive enterprises in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina and beyond. For more information on NCEC programs, visit ncec.uncg.edu or call 336-256-8649.