UNH Offers Holloway Seminar on Entrepreneurship Feb. 14

By Denise Hart
UNH News Bureau
(603) 862-1462

February 5, 2003


DURHAM, N.H. - Sherwood "Woody" Small, president of Boston Private Value Investors, Inc., is the featured speaker at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics Holloway Seminar in Entrepreneurship on Friday, February 14. The program takes place at the New England Center on the University of New Hampshire's Durham campus from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Small's primary responsibilities at Boston Private Value Investors, Inc. are research, portfolio strategy and portfolio managment. The title of his talk is "Entrepreneurial Turnaround Strategies."

Small's previous experience includes serving as president, CEO and chief investment officer for Taylor Investments, which was acquired by the Boston Private group, and 10 years as managing director in mergers and acquisitions with Bear Stearns, Lazard Freres and Salomon Brothers. He was a security analyst with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and with Lehman Brothers prior to working in mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the New York and Boston Security Analysts Societies and the Association for Investment Management and Research. Small holds an MBA from Cornell University and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Clark University.

The Whittemore School sponsors the seminar each spring to demonstrate to students how people in the business community have succeeded as innovative entrepreneurs and how they have encouraged and mentored others to succeed in entrepreneurship The lecture is named in honor of Exeter businessman Paul Holloway.

Both the lecture and a reception following are open to the public, but seating is limited and reservations are requested. Contact Cynthia Nizzari-McClain at the Whittemore School, 862-0017, email cnmc@cisunix.unh.edu to register or for more information.

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