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Join us on March 1st at the Genesee Grande with another strong program! This month - our speaker is Ellen Griffin, co-owner of Fleet Feet Sports in Syracuse.
Ellen is here to talk to you about her journey in entrepreneurship. She will share from her beginning with two employees, and how she and her husband grew their business to be one of the largest of its kind in the country. Now with two locations and 50 employees, they credit several key hires over 17 years in helping them achieve their success.
Ellen will share with you -
❖ How they made their hiring decisions;
❖ Where they found talent; and
❖ How you too can use “New Math” to free yourself and grow your business.
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to join other professional women, network and listen to an accomplished woman share her wisdom to business growth!
Ellen Griffin is co-owner, with her husband Ed, of Fleet Feet Sports in Syracuse. Fleet Feet Sports is a nationally recognized franchise chain of 166 running stores, and the Syracuse stores’ sales are among the highest grossing in the country. Ellen created the customer loyalty program that is currently used by the chain nationwide. She developed inventory management and accounting practices that have significantly improved profitability and financial control, and has shared these with other independent retail owners. These contributions, combined with unparalleled customer service, led Fleet Feet in Syracuse to be recognized in 2012 as the CEO Centerstate Business of the Year for under 50 employees, and in the industry as the 2012 Running Store of the Year. Ellen was also awarded the Ann Michel award at the 2013 WISE (Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship) Symposium