|The Center for Business and
Entrepreneurship at Black Hills State University will
host speaker Terri Bowersock, 1998 recipient of the
Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year Award from Entrepreneur
Bowersock will present
Thursday, Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose room of
the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.
The speaker is founder and chairwoman of Terri's
Consign & Design Furnishings, Inc., a
multi-million-dollar chain of stores stretching from
coast to coast.
Overcoming the challenges of a third-grade reading
level due to dyslexia, she started the company in 1979
with only $2,000 and built it into a $26 million fortune.
She recently has developed four more highly successful
businesses, including a thriving franchise operation.
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|She is the recipient of 16
awards in recognition of her achievements in her business
and personal life. She received triple honors from Inc.
Magazine, with the Marketing Masters Award in 1998,
Socially Responsible Entrepreneur of the Year in 1994,
and Retail Entrepreneur of the Year in 1992.
is in the final stages of launching her latest venture, a
book titled Success, Can It Be Yours? She has
already authored and published a workbook used in
teaching dyslexics to read and spell titled The Spelling
Map. In addition, she has appeared on CNN and several
shows including Oprah.
The presentation is free to the public. For more
information, please call the Center for Business and
Entrepreneurship at 642-6091.