David Castle, SeedSheet Director of Operations Accepted into SBA Emerging Leaders Program

David Castle, Director of Operations for Middlebury-based Seedsheet

The Vermont District Small Business Administration (SBA) Office has announced that David Castle, Director of Operations for Middlebury-based Seedsheet has been selected as one of 20 participants in the 2019 Vermont class of the SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program.

The SBA Emerging Leaders program provides free entrepreneurship education and training for executives of small businesses that are potential job creators. The intensive executive entrepreneurship series includes nearly 100 hours of classroom time. Participants are provided with the opportunity to work with a network of experienced coaches and mentors, attend specialized workshops, and develop connections with their peers, city leaders, and the financial community in order to build sustainable businesses that promote economic development within their communities. The program is open to small business owners and executives that meet the following requirements :

  • Annual revenues of at least $250,000

  • Been in business for at least 3 years

  • At least one employee, other than the participant

Past participants in the program from Addison County include:

  • Jeff Weaber, AquaVitea

  • Sarah Kaeck, Bee’s Wrap

  • Sas Stewart, Stonecutter Spirits