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Our Team

The team at WISE Women's Business Center

Dedicated to helping you achieve your small business goals.

Our staff

Wise Women Business Professional Center entrepreneurship Director

Meghan Florkowski


Happiest when a problem is being fixed or when a meaningful connection is being made. Leads WISE as a project manager with the spirit of an entrepreneur.

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Carolyn Tucker

Administrative Specialist

Loves an opportunity to share knowledge or make someone's day by sharing a laugh. Supports WISE as the system process running in the background.

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Azra Gradincic

Program Manager

Creative numbers-person, fusing experience as an educator and an accountant/auditor to deliver quality, well thought-out, and comprehensive service on any project. Committed and passionate about servant leadership, helping others achieve their entrepreneurial goals.

Our program and engagement support

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Kimberly Dryden

Programs Consultant

Data-driven problem solver with a background in online instruction and media production. Passionate about education, feminism, and the environment.

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Melody Johnson

Community Engagement Consultant

HR entrepreneurial business partner committed to principles and practices that nurture people-oriented, high performance cultures. A tenacious servant leader and activist focused on empowering women and uplifting communities of color.

Our Business Counselors

Wise Women Business Professional Center entrepreneurship counselors careesa richardson

Caeresa Richardson


Owner, Ecodessa



Dana Zanders


Owner, Phill Financial, INC


Wise Women Business Professional Center entrepreneurship counselor Barb Stone

Barb Stone


Owner, Build Your Path, LLC