Ruth E. Chavez
Program Support Specialist

Ruth Chavez has a strong background in customer and client relations with more than 5 years of experience in the retail/restaurant business. Ms. Chavez started volunteering at her home church with fundraising at the age of 14. Assisting with bake sales, car washes, and food preparation. She also devoted her time assisting with coordinating events within the church.

In December 2012, Ms. Chavez joined the owners of a new franchise as a bilingual tax preparer. She assisted in marketing business to business, managed employees, and conducted financial literacy workshops for the Hispanic community. She also completed the Hispanic Services Seal of Excellence Certification for Liberty Tax Greenbelt which allowed them to offer free ITIN’s for the immigration program. This led her to be one of the top tax preparers for Liberty Tax Greenbelt Franchise.

Ms. Chavez has been with the MD Small Business Development Center for four years providing start up assistance as an Intake Specialist and managing office responsibilities. Ms. Chavez is also part of the MD Hispanic Business Center which is a program under the Corridor Region SBDC providing in language consulting and training. She coordinates in language subsidized training and events for the Latin American Small Businesses. She also manages Corridor Region / Hispanic Business Center website and Social Marketing Channels.

 

 

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