Wilkes University

Lt. Col. Allan West

Lt. Col. Allen westLt. Col. Allen West


7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016


Dorothy Dickson Darte Center


Free and Open to the Public.

About The Speaker

Small Businesses Are the Staple of Today’s Economies 

As a Member of Congress, Representative Allen B. West served on the Committee on Small Business, and specifically two of its subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce; and the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations.  Based on his experience and his political philosophies, West knows that small businesses are the foundation of our economy.  More importantly, recent laws such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are jeopardizing the livelihood of these businesses and the U.S. economic foundation.  West shares his concerns for small business owners and the outlook for our economy.

Workforce Development: Leveraging Military Leadership Skills to Ensure Business Success

After a 22-year military career, Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West USA (Ret) certainly understands the value and challenges of effective leadership.  Soldiers are trained to face hidden enemies, adjust to changing landscapes, meet short deadlines, and experience the fog of war.  LTC Allen B. West teaches organizations how these same military principals when applied to the business world will help ensure an organization’s success in today’s market.

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