UMW President, Speaker Howell Meet Forbes-Recognized Entrepreneurs


December 13, 2017


Start: 9:00 am


619 Caroline St
Fredericksburg, VA


As part of the Growth4VA campaign, University of Mary Washington President Troy D. Paino and retiring Virginia Speaker of the House William J. Howell will join UMW alumni Abbas Haider and Robert Davis to tour the duo’s successful retail business, Aspetto, at 619 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Recently named to Forbes’ prestigious ‘30 Under 30’ list of the country’s top young entrepreneurs, Aspetto provides high-end bulletproof clothing for clients that include the U.S. military, government contractors, NFL players and reality TV stars. Haider, who grew up in Chantilly, and Davis, originally from Orange County, created their first bulletproof suit in a business strategy class at UMW four years ago.

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