Economic Empowerment Summit



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image Wendy Thomas is the Associate Regional Director for the Detroit area Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC). She has been with the network for over 15 years. Ms. Thomas has counseled hundreds of start-ups and existing businesses over the years. She assisted clients by using her problem solving skills and expertise in the key business areas of marketing, financing, and business planning. Through her work, she has helped clients with securing millions in small business loans.

She is certified as a Small Business Consultant and a Small Business Administration Export Trade Specialist. She has also complimented her academic education by going abroad and studying international business methods in Beijing and Tianjin, China as well as England and France.

Ms. Thomas holds a BA in Communications from Michigan State University, MBA with a specialization in Entrepreneurship, and a MA in Integrated Marketing Communications from Eastern Michigan University.

Economic Empowerment Summit