Publisher’s View

Issue: June 2022 In 2014 when we produced our first Strictly Business issue focusing on up-and-coming community leaders we were pleased at the enthusiastic feedback. The issue was so well received we decided to make it an annual event. Each year we invite members of the business community to nominate young professionals who are making read more


ACCORDING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, in 2019 (the last year for which statistics are available) small businesses accounted for 44 percent of economic activity in the United States. They created two-thirds of new jobs and delivered 43.5 percent of the United States’ gross domestic product. In addition to keeping the economy running, small businesses read more