Lissa Jollick is the Regional Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs. Lissa manages all financial and operational aspects of the SBDC’s service delivery to 13 counties in Southeastern Ohio as well as the Export Assistance Program serving 20 counties.
Lissa works with small to medium sized businesses to achieve their short and long term goals. Much of her experience centers on assisting organizations in achieving their financial goals through a variety of operational activities including access to capital, budgeting, financial reporting, internal controls, process improvements, sales and marketing, and human resource management. Clients are served from all industries including energy, manufacturing, service, and retail. Lissa strives to identify and develop collaborative opportunities with other economic development organizations and lenders to build an ecosystem that supports the Southeastern Ohio business community.
Prior to working at Ohio University, Lissa worked as a business consultant for two national consulting firms assisting small to medium-size organizations, both for profit and non-profit, across the U.S. including many in Ohio and West Virginia. Lissa has a Bachelor of Science from Bowling Green State University and an Executive MBA from Ohio University’s College of Business. Lissa is a Certified Business Advisor.