Shmuel works with startup businesses to identify needs, craft goals, and gain access to the resources that will help them succeed. From strategic development and business planning to implementation and negotiation, he endeavors to meet entrepreneurs where they need help and support their venture development efforts. Shmuel owned and operated a custom woodworking business for seven years, earned a B.S.S. in Policy and Program Analysis from Ohio University and an M.P.A. from The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.