Teri Sanchez serves as the Program Management Coordinator for Brighton EDC, she directs the North Metro Denver Small Business Development Center’s (NMSBDC) 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 has exceptional leadership skills and is accomplished in creating programs and collaborative partnerships. Teri manages the day to day operations of the NMSBDC and is responsible for developing marketing strategy, recruiting center facilitators and counselors who are up to date on best business practices and current business trends.
Teri’s background in curriculum development and as a bilingual multicultural trainer throughout the western United States, lends itself nicely to working with diversified groups. She has owned several successful small businesses, 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.