Mary Anne Petrillo

Center Director

About Me:

Ms. Petrillo is the SBDC Director for Mendocino County California and the CEO of the non-profit West Company. She brings an innovative approach to her roles having spent most of her career in design, marketing, and communications.

Previously working for Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility global efforts, she created high profile media campaigns for Cisco Networking Academy programs and brokered education partnerships with Intel, Microsoft, and Apple.

Working as an SBDC Director in a rural county she advocates for small businesses to have equal opportunities to unlock innovation and growth through technology and design. With her global perspective in marketing education technologies she has introduced creative ways to engage the public in dialogue on how we can help local small businesses be better prepared to thrive in the new economy.

Expertise: Communications Growth Marketing Marketing Rebranding