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Ron Wacks

 Ron P. Wacks, CEO, Founder

Ron P. Wacks, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, is the CEO of Microbusiness Strategies LLC, an international consulting, research, training, and economic development firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and San Jose, California. Ron is a serial Entrepreneur and Author of Power Networking: How to Solve Any Problem by Connecting with the Right Person, Basic Networking: The Fundamentals of Building Your Network, Building Your Network: Building Your Future, and Building a Network: Why and Why Not. Recently released was Entrepreneurship: A Dream or a Swamp and a special work for those in transition, Professional Transitions: Creating 2x the Opportunities. Ron published Power Networking in January 2003 and presents from these six texts around the U.S. He also presents The Fundamentals of Volunteer Program Management.

Ron is an international leader in the area of Microbusiness, entrepreneurial development, job creation, innovation, and is a national Networking expert. Ron was recognized for his Networking expertise by the Aspen Institute in Washington D.C. and for his work with U.S. Small and Microbusinesses by receiving two advocacy awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration. He also represented the United States at a Global Innovation conference in Budapest, Hungary in front of 84 member country representatives. Ron also mentors 41 young American and international Millennials and more than 30 mature professionals in Networking.

Ron served as President/CEO of the American Association of Microbusinesses for eight years, served on the Board of the Microbusiness Research Institute, is currently involved in the US-China Small Business arena, and is engaged in the Expo 2023 project—bringing the 2023 World’s Fair back to the United States—to Minnesota. Ron is also a trained chef and actively volunteers for several programs and initiatives. He also raised his daughter Alyssea who started her own business one month before turning nine.

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