An Interview on Small Business Ownership from a Woman’s Perspective
Did you know that women-owned firms employ nearly 9 million* people in the U.S.? In celebration of National Women’s Equality Day on August 26, we’re focusing on how one woman has used her entrepreneurial spirit to carve her own path, professionally and personally, for small business ownership. Please meet Roxann Smithers, founder and partner in the law firm of Smithers + Ume-Nwagbo, LLC. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the firm provides general counsel services to owners of small- and medium-sized businesses. Roxann specializes in helping owners, suppliers, subcontractors and general contractors at various stages of the construction process.