As part of JLC Professional Plumbing & Heating’s commitment to community involvement and growing jobs, owner Cassandra Otero has been selected for Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2017 Emerging Leaders Program in Albuquerque.
The SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative is a federal training initiative that specifically focuses on executives of businesses poised for growth in historically challenged communities. The initiative provides these executives with the organizational framework, resource network, and motivation required to build sustainable businesses and promote the economic development within urban communities.
JLC Plumbing will commit to over 100 hours of professional specialized training and peer-to-peer counseling delivered over the course of seven months. This effort will also result in a three-year strategic growth action plan with benchmarks and performance targets to help the participant emerge as self-sustaining businesses that creates jobs and build our community.