Location: Snohomish County
Address: 808 134th St. SW, Suite 101
Zip Code: 98204
Telephone: (425) 640-1435
Fax: (425) 743-5726
Jennifer Shelton, has returned to direct the Snohomish County SBDC. She has served as a Certified Business Advisor for the Washington Small Business Development Center for several years.
Most recently Jennifer directed the SBDC program at Western Washington University (WWU). In 2010 she was recognized as the WSBDC State Star. Under her leadership the program grew from a one person office to six people. WWU SBDC is currently recognized by local government in Whatcom County as the main resource to deliver economic development services.
Previously, while directing the EdCC SBDC she wrote and taught curriculum on business planning and technology, 21st Century Business Planning, which was accepted by Washington Employment Security Department to be used for the Self Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).
In 2003 she was hired to start an SBDC at Highline Community College. While directing that program she was awarded “Outstanding Business at Large” for 2003 by the SW King County Chamber.
Jennifer first got involved with WSBDC as a graduate student research analyst at the WWU SBDC in 2000-2002.
Jennifer holds an MBA from Western Washington University and a BA of Communications from Seattle Pacific University. She has additional certification in Sales & Marketing and Professional Coaching.
Jennifer is passionate about empowering business owners to create successful business ventures.