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Business Lab

Colleen LaCoss

WBEC East

Certification Manager

Colleen LaCoss is the Certification Manager with the Women’s Business Enterprise Center – East, leading a team that certifies and serves over 1400 women owned businesses each year, and growing! Colleen began her career working with the Girl Scouts, and since has managed numerous non-profits and associations, helping them to grow membership and engagement and achieve their missions. She is a jack of all trades, having successfully lead efforts across all aspects of non-profit management, including strategic planning, education, marketing and branding, special events, membership growth, process management, and committee and board of directors coordination. Her strategy includes a lot of creativity, and she’s not afraid of a little chaos. In her own words, “I love coming to work every day to a place where women are empowered to change the world.”