According to Sawyer Howitt, a young entrepreneur in Portland, Oregon, there are a number of cities in the United States that are ideal for millennial entrepreneurs. His criteria are how the economy is doing in each city, the city’s average age, funding access, high-speed broadband availability, and the networking scene.
Sawyer Howitt’s first choice is San Francisco which is the largest hotbed of technology in the world. A large number of very successful companies call this region home. Sawyer Howitt also says that Houston is very appealing as the region welcome entrepreneurs and government and community initiatives offer access to capital in order to start a business. Another good choice is Salt Lake City as it is an affordable and family-friendly place.
At The Meriwether Group, Sawyer Howitt is currently a Project Manager. His specialty is developing RFID technology that will allow retailers to incorporate ways to drastically speed up the shopping experience. Previously he had been a Business Strategy Analyst at this company and had also worked in customer service at a KURE Juice Bar location.
Sawyer Howitt’s core competencies include business and finance. He knows how to identify the chief components of a brand and what makes it appealing to consumers. He developed these skills both through working at The Meriwether Group and in internships he has served in. He just recently completed high school and will be attending Columbia University in New York City in the fall. He plans on earning a degree in entrepreneurial finance with a graduation expected in 2022.
Outside of his pursuit of his career and future as an entrepreneur, Sawyer Howitt also has a number of other interests. He enjoys playing racquetball including at the Portland Racquetball Club. He is also an avid follower of the Portland Trailblazers NBA team and attends games whenever he can.
Like Sawyer Howitt on Facebook