Join the Seattle Metro Chamber for a conversation with Jaebadiah Gardner, author of Believe in Yourself: Business Essentials for the Millennial Entrepreneur
. He will share his story and introduce his book, which explores the pain, anguish and trauma that’s involved with building a business during one of the most depressed economic times in American history.
Gardner's book also serves as a tool kit of essentials for budding and existing entrepreneurs.
Readers who do not have the luxury of readily available resources to kick start their dreams will get a personal perspective on what it takes to start and maintain a business in this modern era with scant resources.
About the Author
Jaebadiah S. Gardner is an African-American, Mexican-American business man, multi-family real estate developer, author and is the Founder & CEO of GardnerGlobal, Inc., a privately held holding company. Jaebadiah earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and later earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Western Michigan Law School. Prior to development Jaebadiah worked for Turner Construction building commercial high-rises in downtown Seattle.
Jaebadiah has created a niche in providing non-profit/public and private market development services. He is the driving force behind real estate development and acquisition opportunities. Jaebadiah has served as a part-time instructor for the University of Washington and Seattle Central College.
He currently serves as a Board of Trustee for the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, President of the University of Washington MAP Board and is a Board member for the Pike Place Senior Center and Food Bank. Jaebadiah’s focus is building wealth through investments, partnerships and community.