This report compiles findings from focus groups and roundtable discussions with rural small business owners and other small business stakeholders in four states, as well as the results of a national poll of rural small business owners. The report also features recommendations for policymakers and service providers to increase opportunities for rural entrepreneurs.
David Chase directs Small Business Majority's national outreach efforts and works with our outreach team across the nation on business outreach, state advocacy and development. He also directs Small Business Majority's national healthcare policy work. Before joining Small Business Majority more than eight years ago, he served for more than four years in the office of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, where he built coalitions with business and other stakeholder groups to advance the governor's agenda.