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Harold Blackwell

Meet Harold Blackwell.


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Managing Multi-Billion Dollar Accounts Working for General Electric, UBS, and other major corporations, Harold L. Blackwell advanced his career from operational service representative to client relationship manager.Harold’s corporate career culminated in seven years with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in Stamford managing the relationships of 20 multi-billion dollar institutions.


Award-Winning Entrepreneur In 2011 Harold founded an urban indoor hydroponic vertical farm, Chestnut Hollow Farms, LLC in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Chestnut Hollow Farms provides a sustainable source of affordable fresh foods. Four years after its founding, the hydroponic farm earned honorable mention at the Morris Media Green Awards, a recognition for leading the fight to protect the environment while creating a sustainable social and economic community. Harold is a requested speaker on entrepreneurship and sustainable businesses. 


Chestnut Street Consulting, LLC In 2016 Harold founded Chestnut Street Consulting, LLC to assist other entrepreneurs and small business owners. Chestnut Street Consulting provides M&A advisory and capital services, and access to capital for businesses, business owners. The business provides strategic business consulting services. “I love to guide and coach other business owners and entrepreneurs through the maze of issues they need to address if they’re to attain business success.” – Harold Blackwell


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