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Speaker, consultant, coach and award-winning serial entrepreneur Jason Duff will offer advice and inspiration at an entrepreneurship program at 6 p.m., Nov. 14, at West Liberty University's downtown business incubator, the Intellectual Capitol.

Duff's talk is entitled: Economic Development through Grant Funding. It is free and open to the public.

Duff graduated from Ohio Northern University in 2005 and received a degree in business management from its James F. Dicke College of Business. He is the Founder & CEO of Community Storage & Properties, Ltd. and COMSTOR Outdoor, Ltd. and also serves in executive capacities to several other businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

Recognized as one of Generation Y's foremost business leaders, his message and business strategies deliver enthusiasm for today's small business owners and eager young entrepreneurs.

With numerous achievements and credentials, Duff brings a voice to how business and wealth can be used a vehicle to create lasting and positive impact to help others.

His work as real estate developer and revitalization advocate has earned him the Global Student Entrepreneurship Social Impact Award, certifying him as a Main Street CEO.

A resident of Columbus, Ohio, Duff serves on the boards of several non-profit and universities. He also works internationally with micro finance through Opportunity International and the Young Ambassadors for Opportunity, working for hunger relief to benefit Tanzania and Rwanda, Africa.

West Liberty University and Wheeling Academy of Law and Science partnered to create the business incubator in the heart of downtown Wheeling this past summer. Now known as the Intellectual Capitol, it is located in the historic First State Capitol at 1413 Eoff St. Intellectual Capitol's mission is to incubate graduates and mentor them with their business goals, ultimately launching WLU alumni into self-sustaining local businesses.