Jason Duff

Member Since 2012

Jason Duff

Founder & CEO

SMALL NATION

Columbus, Ohio Area

Jason Duff is a speaker, consultant, coach, award-winning serial entrepreneur from Columbus, Ohio.Recognized as one of Gen Y’s foremost business leaders, Jason’s ideas, projects, and business strategies have been recognized in numerous magazines and television networks –including ABC, FOX, Young Money, and INC Magazine. With achievements and credentials reading more common of a man twice his age, Duff's success is an example of how entrepreneurship and financial stewardship can transform communities locally, and abroad. As Founder and CEO of two companies; Community Storage & Properties, LTD. www.communitystorage.com and COMSTOR Outdoor, LTD. www.comstoroutdoor.com, Duff has successfully built two ventures with annual revenues exceeding $1 million dollars. Over 80% of these revenues have been reinvested in local economic development projects which include the creation of two banks, two industrial parks, a grocery store and a network of over 25 commercial properties. In addition to his businesses, Duff currently serves as Vice President for an additional three family-owned companies with a legacy of operations now spanning over 50 years and four generations. To learn more of his experience and accomplishments visit: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonduff With roots running deep in the heartland of America’s “small-town USA” environment, Duff’s true distinction is his passion, tenacity and leadership in working to strengthening local business. His work as real estate developer and revitalization advocate has earned him the prestigious Global Student Entrepreneurship Social Impact Award in 2005 http://www.gsea.org/ , certifying his distinction as the “Main Street CEO”. Duff enjoys teaching and is an active speaker for the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour www.extremetour.org which connects with thousands of aspiring college age entrepreneurs each year. Duff enjoys serving on numerous boards of non-profit organizations and universities; in advisory and executive capacities.


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SMALL NATION

Small Nation develops places, spaces and dreams for small towns and small town entrepreneurs across the country


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Commercial Real Estate