Henry Snorton, III, CEcD, is one of Kentucky and the nation’s premier small business and economic development experts known throughout as the Startup Guru. He is the principal partner at Mission Vision Partner, LLC. (MVP) and franchise consultant at Frannet of Kentucky and Indiana. Snorton received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Kentucky State University and MPA from Tennessee State University.
Snorton is one of Kentucky’s few Certified Economic Developers (CEcD) achieved from the International Economic Development Council, Inc. (IEDC). After graduating from UK’s Kentucky Institute for Economic Development (KIED), Snorton is now an expert trainer and presenter for it and the Kentucky Association for Economic Development (KAED). He is a national “Outstanding Instructor Nominee” by the SBA for delivering training at Fort Knox and Fort Campbell’s Boots to Business Program. Before launching his small business and economic development consultancy in 2008, Snorton served as vice president of business development at the Christian County Chamber of Commerce. He is a native, Kentucky Colonel and married with four children residing in Hopkinsville.
As the Startup Guru and one of Kentucky’s leading small business and economic development experts, Snorton has assisted in saving, creating and retaining hundreds of jobs and leveraging millions in capital investment. He adds value and delivers results only on four platforms: 1) economic development; 2) small business development; 3) grant application development; and 4) training and consulting. Snorton assists those transitioning from employee to entrepreneurs, startups and those who help support startups, such as rural communities, chambers, corporate programs, and local, state and federal agencies, to successfully journey the three pathways to business ownership: build, buy or franchise. Snorton has offices in Hopkinsville and Louisville, Ky, and Evansville, Ind.
What are you going to do in 2022? If it’s business ownership, contact Snorton by calling or texting at (270) 839-3426. Discover your small business DNA and business personality by completing your Entrepreneur’s Profile.
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