Successful Sontag Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs come from all walks of life as individuals determined to shape their own future and that of those around them by making money through risk and initiative. They are people that see the world not as it is, but as it should be; they take life by the horns and shape their own destiny. As an owner or manager of a business enterprise Entrepreneurs navigate the rough and rugged road with determination, talent, and the ability to recover from bad situations. Entrepreneurs form the foundation of capitalism, the intermediary between capital and labor and embody what we truly call the American Dream.
Successful Sontag Entrepreneurs
Eren Ozmen: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Eren Ozmen is the President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Chairwoman of the Board of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a world-class prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider known for its rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions.
Eren joined SNC in 1988, shortly after receiving her MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno. With a strong vision of the future, Eren Ozmen and her husband Fatih acquired SNC in 1994 and set their plans in motion to expand and grow. As a direct result of their strategic planning efforts, to include the successful acquisition of ten electronics firms, and their strong financial and technical management SNC has grown into the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractor in the United States.
Through the Ozmens' vision and decisive leadership, SNC has expanded its seven business areas in 31 locations in 16 states. SNC employs over 2,100 people - most of whom are scientists, engineers, or technical personnel - and all of whom are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs to SNC's diverse customer base. Multidimensional and extremely dynamic, Eren Ozmen is actively involved in all key aspects of SNC's business management.