Young Entrepreneurs often have an advantage over their older peers when it comes to energy, time and an unmatched physical resilience. They can devote extra time and energy towards their businesses which in turn helps them to succeed. While energy cannot replace hard-won experience, a young entrepreneur is ready to get down and dirty till they reach their goals. Meet Sawyer Howitt, a second semester senior who has excelled in the entrepreneurial world despite his youth.
Sawyer Howitt follows in his father’s footsteps. David Howitt, Sawyer’s father, is the CEO and founder of the Meriwether Group. He has over 20 years’ experience in product development; a vital force in helping entrepreneurs achieve their ideas. Sawyer has borrowed a leaf from his old man. He is a project manager at Meriwether Group.
Unlike his peers, Sawyer Howitt started working in the company as a teen. He has focused all his strength and energy towards the attainment of a Degree in Entrepreneurial Finance from Columbia University. He will graduate in the summer of 2017.
Sawyer Howitt is a force to reckon with on his own. He has an impressive body of works focused on business and finance. However, not all is limited to his area of expertise. Sawyer Howitt is a jack of all trades and can do well in any part of business from customer service to analytics.
Besides entrepreneurship, Sawyer Howitt is a Philanthropist. He has extended a hand to aid causes related to women’s rights, international ethnic groups, and mentoring at-risk youth. In his spare time, Howitt loves to fish in Oregon’s beautiful rivers, plays racquetball or attends a Portland Trail Blazers game.
Sawyer Howitt is no stranger in the world of business. He continues to forge his own path in a bid to lead the millennial entrepreneurs.