Rebecca is a dynamic, visionary business consultant who has been with the UGA SBDC in Augusta since November 2014, initially as a Program Coordinator then transitioned into the role of Business Consultant. Her teaching of such programs as “Starting A Business,” “Business Plan Essentials,” and “Winning Through Customer Service” enhances her ability to understand cross-functional business operations. Ms. Mixson works with established and aspiring entrepreneurs regarding basic business information and direction in growth as a business owner by helping assess opportunities and facilitate strategic planning for successful implementation. Her extensive business and educational background provides a solid foundation to guide clients toward success.
Ms. Mixson relates directly to small business owners. Her background in retail markets, staff management, and leadership blend well with the demands of small businesses. She reads market trends, develops target marketing for small businesses, develops visually appealing displays, and provides image consulting. She is certified to teach Maximum Service courses through the SBDC and works to develop other opportunities related to client needs including personal presentation and improvement. Her background aids in identification of skilled and unskilled labor markets for growing businesses as well.
Rebecca lived in Missouri before moving to Georgia. There she completed a successful career in education, training, coaching, owned and operated her own retail business, and continues involvement in agriculture through family farm operations. Recognitions in business and education include being named “Young Careerist” by the Business and Professional Women, State Runner-Up in Individual Development Program through BPW, Chamber of Commerce Ambassador, and District Elect Rep for “Distinguished School Performance Award.” She has presented at various conferences at the local, regional, and state levels on the topics of “Stress Management,” “Workplace Safety,” “Crisis Mitigation,” and “Personal Improvement.” Rebecca believes that attitude, flexibility, and a sense of humor are keys to success in business and in life.
- MBA, Augusta University Hull College of Business
- MSE, William Woods University (Leadership and Administration)
- BSE, Central Missouri State University (Mathematics Education)