Washington, D.C. Small Business Owner Highlight

Office furniture is often just a boring afterthought for many. But Sumner Furniture sets out to put the fun in functional when it comes to adorning offices with top-notch furniture.

Jeff Thorner, the self-proclaimed Furniture Guy, is the founder and CEO of Sumner Furniture in Washington, D.C., and he’s on a mission to help make your office stand out.

Washington, D.C. Events

Thu, 03/28/2019 (All day) | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Women now own nearly 10 million small businesses across the United States that  significantly contribute to our economy's vitality, supporting more than 23 million jobs. And D.C.

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Washington, D.C. Policy

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Attachment: PDF icon SBM-Testimony-DC-Healthcare-Bill.pdf

LaJuanna Russell, founder and president of Business Management Associates, Inc. (BMA) and the Chair of the Board of Directors and a member of the Small Business Council for Small Business Majority testified on November 7, 2018 before the District of Columbia City Council on measures being considered to improve healthcare marketplaces in D.C.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | Attachment: PDF icon Read the full testimony

Erik Rettig, Mid-Atlantic Director for Small Business Majority, testified on October 10, 2017 in support of implementation of Washington, D.C.'s paid family leave legislation. The law establishes a paid leave system that provides up to eight weeks of paid family and medical leave to allow employees to care for a newborn baby, six to provide care for a family member or two to recuperate themselves from a serious illness. The testimony explained how implementing this law will benefit, not burden, small businesses.