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Innovate Springfield's Sarah Beth Ayers | Community Voices

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Innovate Springfield
Sarah Beth Ayers

Sarah Beth Ayers, business incubation program director at Innovate Springfield (iSPI), joins Bea Bonner to share what iSPI has been up to during the pandemic. iSPI is a community catalyst and creates space for ideas to ignite, business entrepreurs to incubate, and social changemakers to innovate.

Originally aired May 12, 2021.

Sarah Beth Ayers leads the business incubation program for Innovate Springfield, catalyzing member companies' growth by connecting them with supporters, investors, advisors, and the resources provided by Innovate Springfield and through the connection to University of Illinois Springfield. She leads all communications, branding and marketing efforts for the organization, membership has grown to more than 80 individuals representing 50+ companies.  

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Beatrice is the Community Voices Editor for NPR Illinois. Reach Bea at communityvoices@nprillinois.org.
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