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Rieva Lesonsky

Award winning journalist on small business

Rieva Lesonsky is a nationally-known speaker, best-selling author, and authority on small business and former Editorial Director of Entrepreneur magazine.

Rieva regularly writes about small business and entrepreneurship for numerous websites. She also consults with and produces content for corporations targeting entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

Rieva has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, The Martha Stewart Show, Oprah, and MSNBC’s Your Business.

She has served on the Small Business Administration’s National Advisory Council and was honored by the SBA as a Small Business Media Advocate and a Woman in Business Advocate.

Rieva has received numerous industry awards, including the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization for helping drive “the entrepreneurial revolution in secondary education” and the prestigious Lou Campanelli award from SCORE. In addition, she’s been named one of the nation’s top 100 Small Business Influencers and is a long-time member of the Business Journalists Hall of Fame.

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