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Teri Sanchez

Teri Sanchez


Teri use to direct the North Metro Denver Small Business Development Center's (NMSBC) Brighton office, providing advising services and educational programs to business owners looking to start or grow their business. She helps aspiring entrepreneurs turn ideas into businesses, helps small firms grow, and provides the resources businesses need to make critical decisions. Teri also coordinates strategic partnerships with local education programs and higher education and Adams County Workforce Center to promote lifelong learning opportunities.

Teri has exceptional leadership skills and is accomplished in creating programs and collaborative partnerships.  When she was the director for the Brighton Center Teri managed the day to day operations and was responsible for conducting community outreach efforts, developing marketing strategy, overseeing programs and recruits the center facilitators and counselors always seeking professionals who are up to date on the best business practices and knowledge about current business trends.

Teri's background in curriculum development and as a bilingual multicultural trainer throughout the western United States lends itself nicely in working with diversified groups.
She has owned several successful small businesses, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science from Metropolitan State College of Denver, an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Community College of Denver and several certificates in counseling, economic development and business modeling. 
She is the 2012 MVP for North Metro Denver SBDC and a past recipient of the DIAP Best Practices in Business Award for the creation of the original Brighton Small Business Assistance Center in 2003. Her passion is helping people succeed.

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