Sawyer Howitt is a young voice in the business world who other young entrepreneurs could learn a lot from. An employee of Meriwether Group, a company that assists startup businesses, Howitt is in contact with many business clients and shares their spirit of generating ideas.
Sawyer Howitt has big plans for his future having just graduated from Lincoln High School in Portland and looking to become a financial expert once he graduates from UC Berkley. One thing he encourages young people to find is the right city to start a business in.
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At the top of his list is San Francisco. This city has always been a top place for corporations and many internet-based companies have also found their way here. While it has had some setbacks in recent years, San Francisco still continues to sell itself as at least one destination that should be considered. Another place is Santa Monica, CA. This city not only is in a popular vacation location, it’s got a small business community that’s enjoying it and making the most of their lives. If you prefer a more traditional Midwest city that’s open for everyone, Minneapolis ought to be another consideration for startups.
Sawyer Howitt has grown up in Portland, OR and at still a young age has already started molding his professional portfolio. He’s looking to follow his father David Howitt’s footsteps and has mastered various business and accounting practices such as entering financial data in spreadsheets, managing company projects, putting together professional presentations and many other skills. When Sawyer Howitt hasn’t been in the office, he’s been out practicing his serve in racquetball, a sport that he’s played in high school and one that he’s considering one day playing professionally on the side. But he also gives his time to the Portland community helping young people and donating to women’s rights organizations.