New SBA Video Series Highlights ‘America’s Best’

“Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.”

So says Columbia Sportswear founder Gert Boyle in a new set of videos featured on the Small Business Administration’s YouTube channel.

The videos titled “America’s Best,” made in partnership with Automatic Data Processing Inc., a publicly-traded provider of business outsourcing, shows off six companies that grew using SBA programs to achieve entrepreneurial success.

“With this series, SBA and our partner ADP offer current and potential entrepreneurs a chance to hear from the people who built their big ideas into some of America’s most successful companies,” SBA Administrator Karen Mills said. “These six people share their personal perspectives and insights into the challenges they faced, along with their failures and successes, while also offering an inspirational look at the resiliency behind America’s spirit of entrepreneurship.”


The companies featured include Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation, Cerner Corporation, The Gymboree Corporation, Radio One, Ruiz Foods and Columbia sportswear.


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