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ServiceMaster by Simons President Accepted into Goldman Sachs Small Business Program


    ServiceMaster by Simons President Nasutsa Mabwa was recently accepted into Goldman Sachs’s 10,000 Small Businesses program, which provides education and support to qualified small businesses in the U.S. and U.K.

    Mabwa was one of 37 small business CEOs selected to join the program in the Chicago area.

    “I’m excited and grateful for this opportunity and look forward to learning and implementing new strategies to bring strength and growth to our company,” Mabwa said. “I am confident that our company will benefit tremendously from this wonderful opportunity.”

    In Chicago, 10,000 Small Businesses is hosted by Harold Washington College. The program consists of a series of weekly day-long seminars beginning in January and culminating with a graduation ceremony in April. Goldman Sachs also hosts 10,000 Small Businesses programs in ten other cities across the country.

    On its website, Goldman Sachs notes that small businesses make up 99.7 percent of all employer firms in the U.S. and account for 64 percent of net new jobs in the past 15 years. In total, 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment by the multinational investment banking firm. Over 2,500 U.S. small businesses have completed the program to date, along with over 800 companies in the U.K.

    The program will give Mabwa valuable information, connections, and resources to grow ServiceMaster by Simons and create new jobs. Mabwa joined ServiceMaster by Simons earlier this year. Her previous professional experience includes real estate development and urban planning.


    • Nasutsa Mabwa

      Nasutsa Mabwa is President of ServiceMaster by Simons, a MBE/WBE City of Chicago and State of Illinois certified firm. She is a 2020 Daily Herald Business Ledger C-Suite awardee, a member of Crain’s Chicago Business 40 under 40 and a 2018 ServiceMaster(c) Achiever Award recipient. She is a Civic Federation Board Member, an Advisory Board Member for as President Elect on the Executive Committee for the Evanston Chamber of Commerce. She is IICRC certified for WRT & FSRT.

      About ServiceMaster Restoration By Simons
      Restoration By Simons is an MBE/WBE certified firm and family-run company serving both Cook and Lake County, Illinois. Recently, the company was awarded a variety of honors, including the SB100 Best of Small Business Award Winner 2021, Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 18th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, recipient of the 2020 Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, and the recipient of the 2020 Skokie Business of the Year Award, Honorable Mention Category. Restoration By Simons provides disaster restoration services including water and flood damage restoration, fire and smoke damage restoration, mold remediation, to residential and commercial customers in both Cook and Lake County IL.

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