The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Organization members recently attended the monthly Lunch and Learn hosted by the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.
Ellen Ruddock, director of the Center for Family Business, introduced the group to the
Management Services Group including the Center for Family Business, Small
Business Incubator, Small Business Development Center, Small Business
Institute, Entrepreneurial Excellence Center, Government Contracting Assistance
Office, and the WEDnetPA Job Training Program.
Ruddock was asked to talk with the Young Professionals about
her career as an entrepreneur. She spoke
about the advantages and risks of owning your own business and the many
opportunities she has had throughout her career. Ruddock believes “there is always someone
looking for the right person.” She
advised the young audience of attorneys, bankers, doctors, and business owners
to “be visible” and become known for the things you love to do.”
Robert Boldin and Daniel Lawson, finance professors
at Eberly, provided a brief tour of the Eberly Trading Room following the