Sandra S. Dennison is a general business counselor with the SBTDC. Prior to working at the SBTDC Sandra was a Community Outreach Manager with the American Cancer Society. She was awarded in 2014 and 2015 for exceeding community fundraising involvement and chosen to represent the Southeast in leading social media and communication efforts. Sandra has spent most of her life around entrepreneurship, being the third generation of her family to pursue owning their own business. Collectively from 2002-2012 in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Sandra had the great experience of owning and operating two small businesses. In 2012 she was recognized as the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Western Carolina University College of Business.
Sandra has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship and Communications and a Masters of Project Management, both from WCU. She is a volunteer with the Asheville Downtown Association and is excited to be back to working with entrepreneurship and economic development in her community of WNC.