Brian Hamilton to Speak at Three Avery County Schools on Wednesday, December 11

Entrepreneur Brian Hamilton will be speaking at Avery Middle School, Cranberry Middle School and Avery County High School on Wednesday, December 11.

Brian started The Brian Hamilton Foundation, an organization focused on increasing entrepreneurship resources and opportunities for diverse communities. He is traveling across the state delivering his message of “entrepreneurship for all” speaking to high school and middle school students, veteran groups, local business people, and ex-offenders who have served their time.

The speaking times at each school are below:

– Avery Middle School – 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
– Cranberry Middle School – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
– Avery County High School – 1:50 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

“I didn’t know what an entrepreneur was but the[n] when Mr. Hamilton came to West Wilkes Middle School it changed my perspective on business careers.”

Caleb Huffman Student West Wilkes Middle School

Being an instructor… allows me to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the business tools that they need to be successful in our society.

Monica Russell Instructor Inmates to Entrepreneurs

We believe that entrepreneurship unlocks the door to economic opportunity in the United States.

Margaret Froneberger Chief Executive Officer Brian Hamilton Foundation

Having your own company is for everyone, not just those born into privilege.

Brian Hamilton Founder Brian Hamilton Foundation