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Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance (SEA)

The Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance (SEA) is a virtual network to assist start-up, early-stage and small/medium-sized companies in the Stark County, Ohio, area. In addition to Walsh University, other founding partner organizations include Stark State College, Small Business Development Center, Kent State University at Stark, Technology Accelerator Alliance (TA2), University of Mount Union, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, ystark!, JumpStart, and Stark Development Board.

The goal  of the SEA is to be a single point of entry for companies seeking assistance in their formation, growth and sustained viability. 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.

Upcoming Events

December 11, 2014

5:30-7:30 p.m., Kenan Advantage Group, 4366 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, North Canton

Jackson Township Networking Event
Featuring Dennis Nash, CEO, Kenan Advantage Group


Dennis Nash is CEO, Chairman and Founder of Kenan Advantage Group (KAG). KAG is North America's largest tank transporter and logistics provider to the fuels, chemical, merchant gas and liquid food industries. KAG generates approximately $1.5 billion in revenue and employs 9,000 individuals in 42 states.

Prior to forming KAG's predecessor company Advantage Tank Lines in 1991, Mr. Nash worked for Ohio–based Coastal Industrials and Leaseway Transportation, holding various senior management positions.

This is the eighth event in a year-long speakers' program by the Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance.

The cost is $10. Registration information is available at the Small Business Development Center, Kent State University at Stark. Select the SEA Speaker Series tab.