Jamie Schwartz is the lead business advisor for the Small Business Development Center at UNLV. Located within the Office of Economic Development's Black Fire Innovation hub at the Harry Reid Research & Technology Park, the SBDC is part of a nationwide nonprofit that offers free, confidential assistance with business plans, loan and grant applications, and educational workshops to small businesses and startup entrepreneurs.
Schwartz has a background in business consulting, valuation analysis, financial analysis, banking, commercial real estate and business sales, and acquisitions. Prior to running a business strategy and valuation firm locally, she spent many years as a partner in a pharmaceutical research firm, specializing in business expansion, marketing, and new study acquisition.
The Las Vegas native's has spoken to media outlets on topics such as navigating supply chain issues and business closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, shopping small and local for Black Friday, and the impact of inflation on small businesses.
- MBA, UNLV
- B.S., Business Management, UNLV