SBI Leaders Honored by Officials
Photo in 2002: (L-R)
Cicardi A. Bruce - SBI Chairman, Richard T. Pisani - SBI President, St. Louis County Executive 'Buzz' Westfall, MO Governor Bob Holden, St.Louis City Mayor Francis Slay, Frank Ferrara President of the Saint Louis Ambassadors and Arthur Cline Sr. V.P. of the Saint Louis Ambassadors.
MO Governor Bob Holden recognizes the efforts of American Marketing Group, Inc. for its founding of the U.S. Small Business Institute in St. Louis in 1985 with a MO State
proclamation presented to Richard T. Pisani - President and Cicardi Bruce - Chairman for their support of both the small
business and the charitable community. Special recognition was given by The Saint Louis Ambassadors President, Frank Ferrara, to the leaders of SBI and their volunteers for their untiring support of a multitude of charity organizations in the St. Louis Region.
Richard T. Pisani - SBI President, MO Governor Matt Blunt and Cicardi A. Bruce - SBI Chairman
Photo in 2010: (L-R)
MO Governor Jay Nixon, VA VCS Hospital Administrator Jim Donahoe (ret.), VA VCS Hospital CFO Ray Tober, Joanie Bengston VP of 1904 World's Fair Charitable Foundation, Rich Pisani President of the 1904 World's Fair Charitable Foundation and Dr. Jim Logan Executive Board of the 1904 World's Fair Charitable Foundation.
MO Governor Jay Nixon salutes the efforts of the U.S. Small Business Institute for its volunteer work and efforts with the 1904 World's Fair Charitable Foundation, the Saint Louis Ambassadors and the Veterans Administrations new 'Fisher House'. SBI was recognized as a premiere organization that secures professionals that volunteer their time to assist both the small business arena and charitable foundation community in the St. Louis Region.
Below is a photo slide-show of small business entrepreneurs that created large firms and new industries in the annals of history to our current day time period. Also, there are three United States Presidents that have made a positive impact on small business in America.