Mendocino SBDCFort Bragg California


Lucero De Leon is the Program Coordinator at Renaissance Marin. She spearheads the marketing and intake scheduling process for the SBDC. She also produces and oversees marketing materials for Renaissance programs. She received a bachelor's degree in Sociology and Spanish and a minor in Latin American Studies from Santa Clara University in 2012. She enjoys working with the entrepreneurial community in Marin County and especially helping under-resourced individuals to obtain the right information for business success. (415-755-1115 ext. 1029)

Jane Gibson is the Administrator Assistant at Renaissance Marin. Jane grew up in the Bay Area and is knowledgeable about different aspects of business. For 10 years, Jane owned a bed and breakfast in the Napa Valley. For 11 years, Jane was Chair for the Silent Auction portion of the Napa Valley Wine Auction, the largest fundraising event in the US. She also worked as Finance Manager at Marin Luxury Cars, a consultant for Great Western Assurance and as a National Sales Manager for Headquarters Companies – fun fact – she sold Bill Gates’ first ten office locations in the US.  In her free time she volunteer’s at the Marin Humane Society and has two cats of her own, Mr. Big and Mojito. (415-755-1100)

Boku Kodama, is the SBDC Director and Center Director for Renaissance Marin. He has been an entrepreneur for 40 years with ten for-profit and nine non-profit businesses. Since 1999, he has devoted thousands of hours in research and development of visual-based training to assist non-business individuals to launch their own micro-businesses using a concept he calls “generative entrepreneurship”–creating businesses that serve the individual, promote long term sustainability and improve our communities and environment. His entrepreneurship programs are unconventional yet designed for our 21st Century Economy using collaboration, creativity, and referral marketing. (415- 755-1115 ext. 1025)

Miriam Karell, SBDC Manager at Renaissance Marin, is passionate about supporting small-medium enterprises as she believes they are the backbone of our society and the leaders in innovation. For the past 8 years, Miriam has worked with over 50 organizations assisting them to communicate authentically, build their leadership capabilities, grow their organizations and develop initiatives/products that create win-win-win scenarios (good for the business, the community and the environment).  Miriam has a Masters in “Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability” from Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden, BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley, and a BA in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz. (415-755-1115 ext. 1143)

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