Mountain BizWorks hires new rural entrepreneurship director
Mountain BizWorks has created a new position, reflecting its commitment to helping rural small businesses in western North Carolina start, grow and create jobs. Long-time employee Jo Ann Miksa-Blackwell has been selected to fill the role of director of rural entrepreneurship.
“It is with trust and confidence that we have brought Jo Ann into this new position,” said Shaw Canale, Mountain BizWorks CEO. “We are committed to helping small businesses in rural areas, including those working within the agriculture industry and food system. Jo Ann is a natural fit for this important work.”
Miksa-Blackwell has been employed by Mountain BizWorks for more than a decade, and in that time has served in a variety of capacities, from managing programs to working directly with small business owners. She ...