As the son of an entrepreneur, Sawyer Howitt was introduced to it at a very early age. Now a senior at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, he joined his father’s company, Meriwether Group, in his junior year. He first worked as a Business Strategy Analyst which helped him further develop his skills at developing complex spreadsheets, financial plans, marketing, and giving presentations. He was recently promoted to the position of Project Manager where he provides advisory services on business development and strategic vision.
Meriwether Group is a company that works with entrepreneurs and offers them capital, business acceleration, and exit strategy consultation services. Sawyer Howitt is gathering valuable experience as an entrepreneur not just from his father but also the team at Meriwether Group and the entrepreneurs they have as clients.
Sawyer Howitt is planning to attend Columbia University in the city of New York. This university has a nationally recognized Entrepreneurial Finance degree program that he intends to graduate from. The work he is doing now is meant to prepare him for this degree so that he successfully completes it and then pursue a career as an entrepreneur.
Outside of school and work, Sawyer Howitt also volunteers his time as a tutor to other students. He specializes in math and science and has helped many students at Lincoln High School increase their understanding of these subjects and boost their grades. Other interests Sawyer Howitt has includes photography, racquetball, the Portland Trail Blazers, and fishing in the rivers that flow around the city of Portland.
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