Lilian Mauro to Expand Role Within Mercer County and Bilingual Business Community
EWING, N.J. – Lilian Mauro, the Mercer County and Spanish/Bilingual Program Coordinator for America’s Small Business Center – New Jersey at the College of New Jersey (ASBDC-NJ at TCNJ), has been officially appointed as Assistant Regional Director as of January 1, 2015.
Since November 2010, Lilian Mauro has worked in the center coordinating business programming and training and singlehandedly managing the ASBDC-NJ’s premier Spanish/Bilingual Business Center funded by Mercer County’s Office of Economic Development and Sustainability.
“Lilian has really applied her heart and soul to help us establish a resource for Spanish speaking/bilingual entrepreneurs,” said Lorraine Allen, the center’s Regional Director. “Thanks to her efforts, we have been able to connect within the community network of Spanish-owned businesses who can benefit from our services.”
In her role as Assistant Director, Mauro will work closely with Allen to continue managing and expanding bilingual training and counseling as well as programs for county-based businesses in English and Spanish.
“Lilian is a true champion for small businesses here in our county,” said Allen. “Her drive and compassion to help the Latino and county-based businesses is second to none.”
Mauro seeks to make Central Jersey’s capital county center a model for small business success within the state. She plans to continue expanding offerings through community organizations, local partnerships and bilingual networking opportunities.
“I am feeling blessed and am very excited about this opportunity. My goal is to continue working hard to help our center grow and deliver a high level of service to the existing businesses in the county.”
About the ASBDC at TCNJ
America’s Small Business Development Center – New Jersey at The College of New Jersey (ASBDC-NJ @ TCNJ) is an accredited member of the ASBDC-NJ network, a network of 11 small business development centers throughout the State of New Jersey. The ASBDC-NJ @ TCNJ provides free and confidential small business management counseling and low-cost comprehensive training workshops to assist the small business communities in greater Mercer County.