West Virginia University at Parkersburg NEWS
Feb. 15, 2010
WVU Parkersburg's next Coldwater Creek Lecture Series program: "Entrepreneurship in the Local Economy."
CONTACT: Dr. Sy Sarkarat, professor of economics and series coordinator, 304-424-8237..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's next Coldwater Creek Lecture Series presentation will feature a discussion on "Entrepreneurship in the Local Economy.”
The program will be held at 5 p.m., Feb. 23, in the college theatre (Room 1305). It is free and open to the public.
Featured will be Judy Sheppard, CEO and president of Professional Services of America, and Teri Ann Zide, president-partner of Terri Ann's.
Ms. Sheppard has developed PSA, located in Parkersburg, into a debt-free 10 million dollar company with multiple satellite offices throughout the nation employing hundreds of people in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Her leadership and business savvy have contributed to the success of such local entities such as Parkersburg Homecoming, SW Resources, the Chamber’s Women’s Executive Conference (founded by Judy and now in its 14th year) and the Polymer Alliance Zone of WV.
Located in Marietta, Teri Ann's provides a pleasant shopping experience with the latest in fine ladies' fashions and a knowledgeable staff. Ms. Zide is the president/partner of Teri Ann's which will mark its 50th store anniversary in 2011.
The Coldwater Creek Lecture Series is sponsored by Coldwater Creek and provided by WVU Parkersburg’s Business, Economics, and Mathematics Division.
For additional information, contact:
(304-424-8203 - Office)