In her role, she will be a liaison between Greater Elkhart small businesses and the Chamber and is responsible for assisting startups, entrepreneurs, and existing businesses.
She will provide personalized coaching and support to help individuals navigate the complex world of entrepreneurship. She will help the budding entrepreneur develop business plans; the start-up create a mindset that will keep them focused; and motivate the established small business owner to develop a strategic approach to achieve success.
Maria is bilingual, with over 15 years of global experience in project management, planning, and execution. Originally from Venezuela, she has a passion for helping entrepreneurs.
Her office Hours will be Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 am – 2 pm. Entrepreneurs wanting to schedule a counseling appointment with Maria should complete the form at www.elkhart.org/small-business-advisor/