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Flexible Work Options Fuel Success

By Jeanette Armbrust 06/28/18

As the founder of a successful small business, I’m a strong believer that cultivating the right work environment is not just important, but essential to the long-term viability and growth of any business endeavor. Ultimately, it comes down to people – leaders who set the direction and tone, and the team they build around them to meet that vision. People run companies, and people make companies work.

I know firsthand that ensuring employees have workplace flexibility and paid leave options is a key part of building this kind of positive, productive work environment. That’s why I am passionate about these issues and strongly support the Workflex in the 21stCentury Act(H.R. 4219), introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters (CA-45), which would break down barriers and provide millions of employees with access to workplace flexibility options for the first time.

A Southern California native, I recently returned home to serve as Managing Director of Skyline Exhibits Greater LA after building my own trade show business in the Midwest, which I launched in 2001. By 2010, the small company I founded – Skyline Exhibits of Central Ohio – had expanded to 28 employees.

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