Sawyer Howitt: Student, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur
Don’t let yourself be fooled by appearances here; Sawyer Howitt is one of the most brilliant minds in the Portland area in addition to being a well-known entrepreneur. He grasped the intricate understanding of how a business operates from a young age. Even so, he always looked to expand his skill-set, and found himself working a juice bar back in 2015 to gain a better awareness about customer service.
Sawyer Howitt soon blended his talents with business structure and being able to connect with consumers on a more personal level, diving head-first into the entrepreneur world alongside his father, David.
Over at The Meriwether Group, a company founded by his father, Sawyer Howitt tackled any challenge that came his way. Alongside a small team, he utilized RFID technology to redesign the way customers check-out at the stores. As the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags continue to replace old bar codes, Sawyer Howitt made plans to implement technology to benefit manufacturers, store owners, and consumers alike.
Sawyer Howitt continues to make waves at The Meriwether Group beyond the development of the RFID technology. He became Project Manager, being given the trust to oversee business developments on both a large and small scale. His work doesn’t stop there though. He still makes the time to focus on his philanthropist work. Howitt has directed a number of organizations, many aimed at women’s rights and education.
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