FBT Attorney Appointed to Help Cincinnati Small Businesses Succeed and Grow
Frost Brown Todd partner, Mikio Nishizu, was appointed by Mayor Mark Mallory to Cincinnati’s new Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC). Nishizu is a member of Frost Brown Todd’s international services group and primarily focuses his practice in international business transactions related to Japanese companies. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Cincinnati ArtsWave and the Japan American Society of Greater Cincinnati.
The SBAC will focus on discussions of current and future small business and economic development matters with city leaders. The council will help identify areas of opportunity, propose changes to current policies and programs, and make recommendations for new legislation and initiatives to help the Cincinnati small business community succeed and grow.
Nishizu’s representation on the council of twenty-two individuals further emphasizes Frost Brown Todd’s commitment to supporting the economic growth of Cincinnati. In addition to participation in Cincinnati USA Partnership initiatives and active partnership with PNC and Ernst & Young on the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year® program for the Ohio and Kentucky region, FBT lawyers are immersed in and on the boards of several community organizations including: The Cincinnati Nature Center, The United Way of Greater Cincinnati, The Cincinnati Arts Association, Cincinnati Better Business Bureau, Children’s Home of Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation.