SLCC announced Jon Beutler as the new Director at The Mill, Entrepreneurship center. Beutler will head up one of Utah’s largest incubator and co-location facilities in the Wasatch front bringing in a vision of entrepreneurship, education, and access to resources for entrepreneurs.
“Jon brings an impressive career within the startup community and the technology industry” said Beth Colosimo, Executive Director, Business Development Resources at Salt Lake Community College. “as the Alumni Manager for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, and the Director of the Park City Business Resource Center, Jon has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs at SLCC”.
For the past several years, Mr. Beutler has taught startup curriculum and recently established the Everyday Entrepreneur Program for early stage entrepreneurs wanting to get started quickly. “After proving out its success over the last 3 years and 60+ early-stage entrepreneurs having taken the course, this successful program has now become a for-credit class at SLCC.” Beth added.
Mr. Beutler’s expanded role overseeing The Mill will include opportunities to grow entrepreneurship training within the traditional SLCC student population, as well as with partner organizations around the county. “Having access to the thinkers, creators, and innovators of our student population is very exciting,” said Jon. “ The Mill will drive the growth of these student entrepreneurs by creating a space for like-minded individuals to share stories, learn, network, and scale their companies. They will not be alone on their journey.”
In addition, Jon will oversee the co-working and incubation membership at The Mill offering entrepreneurs a place to gather and network by utilizing shared desks, dedicated locking desks, and full offices. Included with The Mill membership, clients have full access to meeting rooms, board rooms, podcast studio, print services and mail stop. The Mill clients have access to additional training targeting growth and operational strategies and one-on-one mentoring. In the same building, The Mill has a full menu of small business support services including: Salt Lake SBDC, Veteran Business Resource Center, SCORE, Women Tech Council, MEP, PTAC and SBIR-STIR, all under one roof.