Ron P. Wacks
P. Wacks, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, has spent many years working
in organizational development and improvement, “power networking”, program and
partnership development, entrepreneurial, educational and youth centered
initiatives, economic development, advocacy and mentoring.
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,
Instructor 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”. He also authored and speaks on “The Fundamentals of
Volunteer Program Management”.
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. in its Best Practice Guide for entrepreneurial service
providers called, "Staying Connected: Building Entrepreneurial
Networks". Ron also mentors numerous young American and international
students in Networking.
was also recognized 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 and was their
first American speaker in their 39-year history.
served as President/CEO of the American Association of Microbusinesses for
eight years, served on the Board of the Microbusiness Research Institute, and
is also currently engaged in the US-China Small Business arena. Ron is also a