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The Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance is a one-stop shop for early-stage and start-up companies in Stark County, OH. The alliance provides assistance in all aspects of creating and growing a business including business consulting, recruiting management, financing, real estate, product innovation, mentoring and coaching, legal and accounting, and more.

What makes us different from other programs is that we have the resources to assist more complex start-ups involving technology, capital investments and national or global sales opportunities.

We welcome you to browse our Website, get acquainted with our partners, check out our calendar of events and spend some time getting to know our services and what we’re all about. Then call us at 330-453-5900 or use our convenient application form to connect with us for assistance. We look forward to hearing from you.

SEA is funded primarily by a three-year charitable grant from the Stark Community Foundation out of the Credit Bureau of Canton's Small Business Fund and by a contribution from Innis Maggiore.

The Evolution of Third Party Logistics

Douglas J. Sibila, President & CEO
Peoples Services, Inc.

Nov. 10, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
The University Center
Kent State University at Stark
Canton, Ohio

Douglas J. Sibila is a 3rd generation owner of Peoples Services, Inc. He was born in Canton, Ohio and raised in Stark County. He graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor of business administration degree with a double major in accounting & finance. After graduation Doug worked 3 years for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Cleveland, Ohio and New York City. Upon returning to the family business in 1990, Doug spent time running operations in West Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia. He was named Vice President in 1992 responsible for Sales and Marketing as well as the Moving Division. In 2001 he was named President and Chief Operating Officer and became CEO in 2004.

Registration Information

Cost to attend is $10, please make check out to Stark Development Board. To register, please email or call 330.453.5900.