Sawyer Howitt is a young aspiring entrepreneur from Portland, Oregon. He became apart of his father’s company, the Meriwether Group. Sawyer Howitt holds the position of the Project Manager for the company. His main duty involves overseeing the project efforts carried out by the team. As a result, Howitt has to lead and guide his fellow co-workers, which makes him perfect for the job. He is known for showing up to work everyday with a positive mindset. He tackles every task, big or small, that is given to him. He is skilled with big jobs like complicated spreadsheets and presentations to more smaller jobs like filing and taking important notes. Howitt has proven that he can pretty much do it all.
He seeks entrepreneurial guidance from his father, as well as, executives within the Meriwether Group. He has a very large support system.
Howitt is a second semester senior with a huge interest in business. He made sure to center his academics around business and finance courses. By doing that, it allowed him to become more knowledgeable about the industry. He also performed various administrative internships in order to gain relevant experience. Prior to joining the Meriwether Group, Howitt worked at Kure Juice Bars. He was a favorite with the customers. It exposed him to working with different people and it gave him customer service experience.
In addition to his job as the Project Manager, Sawyer Howitt works hard in his community. He gives back in many ways. He has directed various philanthropic organizations. He has also helped to mentor troubled youth, protested for women’s rights, and for educational funding. He has been a big influence to others by leading a international ethnic study group.
Sawyer Howitt has a bright future ahead. His plan of success revolves around business, finance, and customer service. He is pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurial Finance from the University of California, Berkeley. His goal is to help other future entrepreneurs and companies become something greater.