Nadia Osman

  • Posted by Breeanna McBee
  • On November 3, 2020
Nadia Osman joined the UGA SBDC in 2020, bringing with her over a decade of experience in designing, marketing and implementing programs for public-private partnerships, startups, non-profits and the U.S. Air Force - valued at over $6 billion.   Her career prior included developing affordable housing, new businesses and public events in the Central Georgia region, and launching the Shop Local Macon initiative, the area’s first makerspace and Georgia’s first Young Entrepreneurs Academy.   Throughout her previous roles, Osman developed a passion for helping people making a living doing what they love. Her areas of expertise include business plan and financial projection development, digital marketing and advertising, email marketing, graphic design, print marketing, search engine optimization, social media marketing and website optimization.   Additionally, Osman is a Certified Digital Marketing Professional, a certification she obtained from the American Marketing Association and Digital Marketing Institute.

Education

  • MBA, Mercer University
  • BA, Mercer University
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Becky Brownlee

  • Posted by Meredith Reeves
  • On July 3, 2019
Becky Brownlee Becky Brownlee has been a small business owner for over 20 years. She has owned businesses in manufacturing, specialty retail, beauty and trade schools, health and fitness, agriculture, real estate and construction. In addition to owning her own businesses, she also has experience in the financial, hospitality and insurance sectors.   Becky’s businesses have encompassed both independent and franchise operations. She specializes in financing and access to capital and all aspects of commercial real estate including site/space selection, building/ land acquisition and financing, lease negotiations, zoning, construction and permitting.

Education

  • MBA, South University
  • BA (Industrial Relations), UNC Chapel Hill
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Liz Overstreet

  • Posted by Meredith Reeves
  • On July 3, 2019
Liz Overstreet Liz has been with the UGA SBDC in Savannah since May 2010. As Program Coordinator, she is an office manager, research analyst, class facilitator, event coordinator and marketer. In addition to these duties, Liz provides aspiring entrepreneurs with basic business information and direction in becoming a business owner.   Liz's business and education background provide a solid foundation to guide clients toward success. She is the first point of contact for the office and continually works to improve the presence of the UGA SBDC in Savannah. Before joining the SBDC, Liz worked in the commercial leasing industry and as a fourth-grade teacher.

Education

  • MBA, Georgia Southern University
  • BBA (Real Estate), The University of Georgia
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