Blog PostJanuary 22, 2013

JCA leaders to release survey of small business owners

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow, January 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM, members of the Job Creators Alliance will hold a panel discussion on the impact of DC policies on small businesses and the results of the latest Job Creators Alliance Poll

Business Leaders To Discuss Impact of DC Policies on Small Businesses


John Allison, President and CEO of the Cato Institute. Former Chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, the 10th largest financial services holding company headquartered in the United States. During his tenure as CEO from 1989 to 2008, BB&T grew from $4.5 billion to $152 billion in assets. John was recognized by the Harvard Business Review as one of the top 100 most successful CEOs in the world over the last decade. As well as Author of “The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure.”

Bob Luddy, Founder and President of CapitveAire Systems, Inc. Recognizing the demand for a quality manufacturer of kitchen ventilation equipment, Bob purchased a sheet metal shop in 1981 and transformed that into CaptiveAire Systems. Today, CaptiveAire employs more than 500 people with 60 offices nationwide and sales reaching close to $200 million in 2009. Bob continues to apply his entrepreneurial skills not only in his business, but also in the public sector.

Wes Anderson, a leading pollster with nearly 20 years of experience in opinion research. As a founding partner Wes now leads the polling divisions of OnMessage Inc. and OnMessage Sports, providing political and corporate clients with a full spectrum of quantitative (surveys) and qualitative (focus groups) opinion research products.

WHAT: Press conference to release a new national poll of 600 small business owners on their reaction to the fiscal cliff deal and the impact of Washington policies on job creation.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 1:00 PM
WHERE: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045