Powerhouse Interview Luncheon

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet


Internationally acclaimed for her success as an innovative entrepreneur, Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet is an expert on economic growth and job creation and the former Administrator of the U.S. SBA under President Barack Obama. Last fall, inspired by the #MeToo movement, Maria was part of a bidding group to acquire




Allison Rosati


Allison Rosati is anchor of the award winning NBC 5 News at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. Rosati joined the NBC 5 family as an anchor and reporter in August 1990. Viewers first got to know Allison on “First Thing in the Morning.” Five years later she began anchoring the early evening news. And in May 1997 Rosati was promoted to co-anchor of NBC 5’s 10 p.m. newscast. Originally from Pine City, Minnesota, Rosati started her career in Rochester, Minnesota at KTTC-TV in 1985. In July of 1987, Rosati was hired by WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, New York to report and anchor the 6 & 11 p.m. newscasts.


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