Every business wants to be profitable and grow in influence. Larger companies and corporations often have an advantage over small businesses because of their marketing power. However, there are benefits to using small businesses too. Small business owners know their customers, communities, and can deliver a personal touch that may be missing from larger companies. Wayne Hartung grew a small business to a large company when he was in his 20’s and understands the challenges faced by small business owners.
Wayne Hartung is proud to call Alabama his home. Recognized for his success in business, Wayne Hartung was appointed to the position of delegate for small business in lower Alabama. Naturally, Wayne Hartung was honored to take the position and worked hard to help businesses in his region.
As a delegate, Wayne Hartung’s job was to represent the needs and concerns of businesses from lower Alabama. Small businesses counted on Wayne Hartung to be their voice before Congress. While it was a lot of responsibility, Wayne Hartung took the challenge eagerly and even worked with legislators to obtain grants for small businesses.
As a result of his work as a small business delegate, Wayne Hartung was introduced to the world of politics. It was never something he envisioned himself doing when he became an entrepreneur at just 19 years old. However, Wayne Hartung knew he could help thousands of people by educating senators about the challenges small businesses face every day. His insights allowed senators in Congress to weigh their decisions and the effects their decisions would have on their constituents back home.
Many small business owners pay attention to politics. Decisions made by government, both local and national, effect businesses in a number of ways every day. Wayne Hartung’s position as delegate was to educate senators and Congress on how their decision would harm or help small businesses.