Author: Michelle Di Gangi

A look at rewards reaped by women small business owners

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Woman small business owner talking in a meeting as she holds a pen.

In some cases, women and men have different perceptions about owning a small business.

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The personal qualities make a difference

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Male small business owner with his young blond son amid bunches of growing greens as they inspect the plants

What became clear is that small business owners believe confidence and passion drive success – perhaps even more so than traditional business smarts.

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Attitude check: Small business owners say it’s all worth it

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Top view of Asian American male business owner at a wooden table in coffee shop, taking notes and looking at his laptop

Small business owners appear confident in their near-term business success, and they continue to invest the time and resources to get there.

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Customer Wise: A picture of perseverance

Michelle Di Gangi
Small Business Banking
Dave Hanson at one of his Jax Bicycle Center locations, with bicycles in the background.

Dave Hanson is a model of perseverance and small business savvy. Currently one of our business banking clients, he got into the bicycle business in 1976, when he was a high school sophomore.

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