Sawyer Howitt is a young entrepreneur and Project Manager at Meriwether Group, located in Portland, Oregon. Meriwether Group is a business services company that helps entrepreneurs grow their business and was founded by Sawyer’s father, David Howitt. Sawyer is very ambitious and is learning early how to start and manage a successful business.
Even as a senior in high school, Sawyer Howitt is quickly learning the ropes of entrepreneurship and important business skills such as how to create and manage a spreadsheet. He has learned a lot from his father who, in addition to founding Meriwether Group, had also co-founded Oregon Chai which is a very well-known tea company that he successfully sold.
As a leader, Sawyer Howitt is already learning how to develop and motivate a team. In addition to being a Project Manager, he has also led philanthropic efforts such as supporting women’s rights and increased educational funding. He has also served as a mentor to troubled young people and served a number of internships meant to develop his business skills.
In order to attain his dreams, Sawyer Howitt has applied at Columbia University in the city of New York. This university offers a degree called Entrepreneurial Finance which has turned out a large number of successful entrepreneurs over the years.
In addition to his work at Meriwether Group, Sawyer Howitt has also worked at Kure Juice. While working at this juice bar company he learned customer service and the rapid pace of work.