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Ms. Karen Kerrigan

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Phone: (703) ***-****  HQ Phone
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
301 Maple Avenue West Suite 690
Vienna , Virginia 22180
United States

Company Description: The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) works to educate elected officials and policy makers with the aim of influencing legislative and...   more

Employment History

  • Chairman
    Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Women Entrepreneurs Inc.
  • Chairman
    Center for International Private Enterprise
  • Vice Chair
    Center for International Private Enterprise

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.A. , Political Science
    SUNY Cortland
  • BA degree , Political Science
    Cortland College
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Because oil and gas companies make ..., 17 Feb 2015 [cached]
Because oil and gas companies make up one of Louisiana's biggest industries, Vitter might focus on issues that affect small energy companies, said Karen Kerrigan, president of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. He could have more success in gaining passage of legislation affecting those businesses than the small business panel's previous chairwoman, former U.S. Sen.
Ronald Reagan Legacy Project - SourceWatch, 19 Nov 2014 [cached]
Karen Kerrigan, Chairman, Small Business Survival Committee
Democracy that Delivers for Entrepreneurs | April 9-10, 2013 | Karen Kerrigan, 9 April 2013 [cached]
Karen Kerrigan
Karen Kerrigan
CIPE Board, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, Women Entrepreneurs Inc.
SKaren Kerrigan has developed positive relationships with individuals in media, government, policy and advocacy organizations, and the private sector that have led to key reforms and initiatives to help America's entrepreneurial sector. In 1994, Kerrigan founded the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, a prominent and respected advocacy and research organization with more than 70,000 members. She is president and CEO of Women Entrepreneurs Inc., a non-profit business association that helps women business owners succeed through education, networking, and advocacy.
Kerrigan regularly testifies before Congress on issues that impact America's entrepreneurial sector. She meets often with delegations from around the world that wish to learn about public policy recommendations that will enhance and sustain entrepreneurial activity. In 2002, she was appointed to serve on the National Women's Business Council and was appointed by the U.S. Treasury Secretary to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. She presented at both Economic Summits hosted by President Bush. She currently serves on the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements, and has been on the board of CIPE since 2007.
Kerrigan helped construct the Women Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century conferences sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and Small Business Administration. In May 2005, WE Inc. co-sponsored the first Middle East/North Africa Women's Business Summit in Tunis, Tunisia. She has served on the boards of the National Women's Business Center of Washington, D.C., the Business and Industry Political Action Committee, and Americans for Technology Leadership. She chairs the Health Savings Account (HSA) Coalition, which led the drive to enact HSAs.
Her commentary, analysis, and written work have appeared in many of the nation's leading newspapers. Since 1995, she has written a regular column for the American City Business Journals - an influential network of weekly business newspapers in 50 major markets. She writes the Beltway Small Business Report for is a native of New York, and holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Cortland College (SUNY). She resides in Oakton, VA.
Contributors | Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global, 9 Nov 2014 [cached]
Tags: Jim Blasingame, Karen Kerrigan, tireless advocate to business owners, WEGG, women entrepreneurs grow global, Women Entrepreneurs Inc.
Our very own WEGG contributor and tireless advocate to business owners worldwide, Karen Kerrigan (pictured), discusses what it's like for women to operate businesses in Portugal and Morocco.
Woman-owned small businesses are growing globally, according to Karen Kerrigan who joins Jim Blasingame to report on her recent work with women entrepreneurs in Portugal and Morocco.
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Tags: 20 inspiring women, Anita Campbell, global women of personality, influence of personality, Karen Kerrigan, Laurel Delaney, Marsha Firestone, stories of success, WEGG, women, women entrepreneurs, Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global contributors, women of personality
Karen Kerrigan, CEO, Small Business Entrepreneurship Council and President and CEO, Women Entrepreneurs, Inc.
Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO, Women Entrepreneurs, Inc.
News & Press - Women Impacting Public Policy [cached]
WIPP National Partner Karen Kerrigan Named New Chairman of CIPE > CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE ENTERPRISE NAMES KAREN KERRIGAN AS NEW CHAIRMAN Entrepreneurship Expert Assume...
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