Albany Office, Consultant
Nema joined the SBDC in 2021 with more than 15 years’ experience working with Georgia-based small businesses. Prior to joining the SBDC, she served as the marketing director for a Georgia-based coffee company that serves customers in wholesale, e-commerce, and brick-and-mortar settings. She has worked in a variety of roles in small businesses gaining experience in: branding, communications, digital marketing, restaurant hospitality and management, sales, and strategic planning. She is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier Atlanta, is fluent in French, and conversant in Spanish.
BA, Political Science, McGill University, Montreal
MPA, Economic Development & Planning, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Regional Economic & Leadership Development class, 2014
Marketing Director, Café Campesino Inc., Americus, Ga.
Retail Manager, Café Campesino Coffee House, Americus, Ga.
Sales & Marketing Manager, Café Campesino, Atlanta and Americus
Program Manager, CIFAL Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga.
International Business Reporter, GlobalAtlanta, Atlanta
-Successfully rebranded Café Campesino, implementing a new logo across printed and digital channels
-Achieved exceptional Sales Growth through Online Retail Sales channels
-Developed company’s first marketing function, emphasizing efforts around: Content Management, Email Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, and Web-based Advertising
-Managed re-location, build-out, and operations of Café Campesino’s flagship coffee shop
-Directed successful large-scale events including a multi-day bicycle tour of Southwest Georgia and Café Campesino’s 20th Anniversary Celebration