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Karen A. Kerrigan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

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Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

301 Maple Avenue West Suite 690

Vienna, Virginia,22120

United States

Company Description

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is a 501c(4) advocacy, research, education and networking organization dedicated to protecting small business and promoting entrepreneurship. SBE Council works to educate elected officials, policy...more

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CEI Leads Coalition Urging Senate to Confirm Marvin Kaplan and William J. Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board | Competitive Enterprise Institute

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Karen Kerrigan
President & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council


Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

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Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO
Karen Kerrigan is leading SBE Council into its 20th year of protecting small business and promoting entrepreneurship. For nearly twenty-five years Karen Kerrigan's leadership, advocacy and training work has helped foster U.S. entrepreneurship and global small business growth. She is president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, and is the group's chief advocate for its members. SBI-Top-100-Winner-2013-125x125 Kerrigan regularly testifies before the U.S. Congress on the key issues impacting entrepreneurs and the economy, and has been appointed to numerous federal advisory boards including the National Women's Business Council, the U.S.-Iraq Business Dialog, the U.S. Treasury's Taxpayer Advisory Panel, and the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements. Kerrigan regularly engages with the President's cabinet and key advisors, and has spoken or led roundtables at several White House economic summits, scores of events hosted by the Small Business Administration, U.S. Treasury Department and other federal government agencies and departments. Kerrigan is a collaborative and well-respected individual within the advocacy community who has led numerous coalitions and initiatives with diverse partners and business organizations. She has written hundreds of Op-Eds and newspaper columns, and regularly appears on national television and talk radio programs. Accolades for Karen's work. She has been called America's "entrepreneurial envoy" and "small business ambassador" for her extensive speaking, knowledge sharing and capacity-building work overseas. Kerrigan is a founding member of the World Entrepreneurship Forum, and regularly provides counsel to governments and business associations across the globe regarding entrepreneurial development, capacity building and policy formation and implementation. She has traveled to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tunisia, Israel, Morocco, Nepal, the Palestinian territories, among many other nations on behalf of the U.S. State Department to work with business leaders, young entrepreneurs and government officials on reforms and programs to encourage entrepreneurship and small business growth. Kerrigan is a former board member and Chair of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), one of the core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy, which works to strengthen democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market oriented reforms. "The hardest working woman in show business," The Hill In 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 she was named a Top 100 Champion Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends. CEO World Magazine named Kerrigan a "Top Power Woman in Crowdfunding" (November 2013), and in May 2016 she was presented with the New Capital Markets Leadership Award by the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and Crowdfund Capital Advisors for her steadfast leadership and work in making equity and debt-based crowdfunding legal. In November of 2009 Kerrigan was was awarded the "Small Business Advocate of the Year" by theNY Enterprise Report. Among other accolades, Inc. Magazine named Kerrigan to its small business "Best Friends in D.C." (2006) list as a "power broker and activist" with "serious clout" for entrepreneurs; Fortune Small Business to its "Power 30" list (2000); and The Hillnewspaper to its "most influential small business" list (2006) describing Kerrigan as "the hardest working woman in show business."In 1995,National Journalnamed Kerrigan to its short list of "K Street" activists most likely to have an impact on Capitol Hill. Campaigns and Elections Magazinenamed her as one of its "Rising Stars in Politics" in its April 1996 issue. Kerrigan graduated from SUNY Cortland with a B.A. in Political Science, and resides in Northern Virginia.


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Karen Kerrigan, president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, wrote a great article on this topic which recently appeared in Roll Call: Strong U.S. economic growth is achieved through robust investment.
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SBE Council enews - Women Impacting Public Policy

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As Kerrigan writes in her latest blog post, the unexpected news on jobs follows a December 4 releaseof the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, which found that optimism among entrepreneurs and small business owners is the highest it has been since early 2008.
However, and according to the Index, optimism is still much lower than its pre-recession high. Kerrigan also links to an analysis by CNBC. Karen Kerrigan summarizes those comments in a blog post here. The proposed regulations are one piece of President Obama's Climate Action Plan (CAP). The CAP is a comprehensive list of regulatory actions and other steps to implement the President's climate change agenda. He is pushing an "inflexible and onerous regulatory model despite the rhetoric in CAP," writes Kerrigan. Kerrigan also makes note of the EPA's pre-Thanksgiving move on its proposed ozone regulation. She writes that these unaccountable and far-reaching rulemakings must end. In addition, heavy-handed regulation of the broadband Internet will damage investment and innovation, and deter efforts to get quality broadband to small businesses and consumers who currently lack high-speed Internet, or quality choices in the marketplace. (Read SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan's comments to the FCC on the regulations being considered here.) In the latest Business Tips & Trends News highlights, SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan has selected the best "How To" articles and other business new stories from the past week.


News from SBE Council - Women Impacting Public Policy

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Virginia:On September 10, we released"Prepare to Stop: How Washington's Ozone Plan Will Punish Virginia's Economy and Make Traffic Worse."According to the report, which was released by president & CEO Karen Kerrigan during a media conference call led by the National Association of Manufacturer's (NAM), lowering the ozone standard from 75 parts per billion (PPB) to the 65 to 70 ppb range would throw at least 12 counties and 7 independent cities into non-attainment.
These areas represent 56 percent of the Commonwealth's GDP, 47 percent of the workforce, and 44 percent of the population. The study only includes areas of the state where air monitors are present, which means the findings and impact is conservative. he proposed standards would also likely cause Virginians to face longer and worse traffic jams, especially in Northern Virginia and along I-95. Many are questioning the EPA's rush to advance the new regulations given the fact that the agency is still not finished with its implementation of the current standard.Many of our pristine U.S. National Parks would violate the new standard. News coverage of the report and a NAM Virginia public opinion study included the Richmond Times Dispatch, Lynchburg News Advance, National Journal, E&E, among others. Pennsylvania:On September 1, president & CEO Karen Kerrigan participated in a media call with U.S. RepresentativesMike Kelly (R-PA)andGlenn Thompson (R-PA),the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Associationwhere she announcedthe findings of the CRS study,"Moving the Goal Posts: How Washington's Ozone Plan Impacts Working Families and Pennsylvania's Economic Comeback."Lowering the ozone standard from 75 parts per billion (ppb) into the 65 to 70 ppb range would place at least 33 counties in Pennsylvania in violation of the new standard. SBE Council and CRS Welcome BIPARTISAN Reform Solution in the U.S. Senate:In a letter to Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan endorsed a legislative package designed by the Senators in response to public input they received from small businesses and their constituents.


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