DEVER, CO – ?Jeffrey Knight founder and president of JKS Industries, Inc. (JKS) was selected to join? the 2013 class for the Colorado District Office of the Small Business Administrations? (SBA) Emerging Leaders executive training initiative.? On November 26, 2013 he celebrated his successful completion of the program at the graduation ceremony along with 13 other local business leaders.

?I am honored to be included in such great company and participate in a program that is strengthening our business community. The SBA Emerging Leaders program provided me opportunities to grow as a business person and in turn, share those skills with my team and strengthen JKS Industries, ? stated Jeffrey Knight.

The U.S. Small Business Administration launched its 2013 Emerging Leaders executive-level training initiative, formerly known as e200, in 27 cities and communities across the country.? Since 2008 the initiative has trained more than 1,300 promising small business owners in underserved communities, and continues to expand its impact helping small businesses grow and create jobs.

?Emerging Leaders has a proven track record of helping small businesses in underserved communities,? said SBA Administrator Karen Mills. ?Graduates of the program have increased their revenue, created jobs and helped drive local economic growth in their communities. The addition of four major cities this year builds on this success and provides even more entrepreneurs in underserved communities with the support, resources and skills to succeed.?

About JKS Industries: JKS Industries, Inc. offers clients a multitude of services including: self-performed asbestos abatement, lead-based paint abatement, mold remediation, soil remediation, select interior demolition, and structural demolition. JKS designs, manages, and supervises all projects with its own management, supervisory staff, and labor staff. Through development and implementation of their custom work plans and procedures, JKS is able to conduct site work within compliance of all regulatory requirements specific to your project. They offer competitively priced and cost effective services for state, federal, local government agencies, schools, health care facilities, private industries, and corporate businesses.

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