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RIEVA LESONSKY is CEO and president of GrowBiz Media, a content and consulting company specializing in covering small businesses and entrepreneurship. A nationally known speaker and authority on entrepreneurship, Lesonsky has been covering America’s entrepreneurs for nearly 30 years. Before co-founding GrowBiz Media, Lesonsky was Editorial Director of Entrepreneur Magazine.
Lesonsky’s work can be found on her blog, SmallBizDaily.com. In addition Lesonsky is an editor-at-large for AllBusiness.com, the editor-in-chief at GrowSmartBusiness.com, and also writes about small business for Aol Small Business, SCORE, Small Business Trends, SBA.Gov, AT&T Small Business, American Express OPENForum and BusinessonMain. In 2009, she was named to Folio Magazine’s “Folio 40” list, which honors publishing’s top innovators.
Lesonsky has appeared on hundreds of radio shows and numerous local and national television programs, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox Business News, The Martha Stewart show and Oprah, and can regularly be seen on MSNBC’s Your Business.