Meriwether Group is a Portland-based firm company that specializes in helping entrepreneurs accelerate the development of their businesses. David Howitt, the company’s founder, is an expert in the field of business development with an experience spanning over two decades. Since it began its operations in 2008, the Group has mentored many successful entrepreneurs among which is Sawyer Howitt, the founder’s son. Though he is barely in his 20s, the young Howitt has joined the company’s management team made up of distinguished corporate managers in the nation.
Sawyer Howitt serves as a project manager at the Meriwether Group. Under the guidance of his father, he has learned to handle the business’s financial needs and operations. Sawyer has exhibited a multifaceted skill set including customer service, data analytics, and organization. The young entrepreneur has as well indicated interested in using technology to improve business performance.
Sawyer Howitt’s vision is to transform the retail industry using, Radio Frequency Identification, RFID technology. He finds the traditional queuing at the cahier’s desk to pay for good both tedious and inefficient. The idea of the young Howitt is to develop an RFID-based checking out system that automatically bills the purchase. Besides his innovative ideas and skills, Sawyer Howitt is persevering and hardworking, a trait he gained from hiss sportsmanship. Currently, he plays at the Oregon racquetball club.
The young entrepreneur has spelled out his educational plan that will ensure he advances his career in the steps of his father. When he graduates from high school in the summer of 2017, he plans to study Entrepreneurial Finance at the University of Columbia. In the Meantime, Sawyer Howitt is actively involved in community work and helping his peers achieve their dreams.
In addition to being a mentor, Sawyer Howitt is a budding philanthropist. He has worked with different charitable organizations to help champion for educational funding and women rights working. Recently Sawyer spearheaded some ethnic studies that aimed at helping troubled youths in the community. Outside his office, school and community work, he enjoys, music, photography, and fishing. Sawyer Howitt is also a great fan of the Portland Trail Blazers.