JWBC is led by a volunteer Advisory Board.
Meet Our Team:
Jacksonville Women’s Business Center
Jackie Perrault was named Director of the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center in January 2020. In her time at JWBC she has implemented innovated programs and processes that have elevated the center to become top in the nation.
A strong advocate for mentoring, Jackie has spearheaded programs such as the Innovative Day of Service, Hyperconnected Mentoring, and Peer Pitch.
Originally from New York, she moved to Jacksonville in 2005 and graduated top of her class from UNF with a bachelor’s degree in communications with a focus on Public Relations. She is a member of the 2018 class of JAX MVP for the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation and is a graduate of the 11th cohort of the JAX Bridges program. Jackie also serves in the Board of Directors for Women Business Owners (WBO) and Ladies Executive Golf Society (LEGS), and is a member of the UNF Marketing Advisory Board.
Jacksonville Women’s Business Center/Venture Services
Anamaria Contreras joined the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center and Venture Services team in November 2019. During this time, she has overseen the management of transferring programs and services to digital platforms in order to enrich the experience of entrepreneurs in Northeast Florida.
Anamaria manages pilots for upcoming programming, participated in the creation of the Call to Innovate, is a lead facilitator for the JAX Bridges Program, and has enriched JWBC’s offerings by providing services in Spanish.
Born and raised in Colombia, she has lived in the United States since 2000 and graduated from UNF with a bachelor’s degree in communications with a focus on Public Relations and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Political Science. She studied French at the Sorbonne University in Paris in 2013 and completed Berkeley University’s certificate program in Digital Transformations in 2021.
The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center is a program of the Jacksonville Chamber Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization. The Women’s Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the JAX Chamber Foundation. The SBA’s cooperation does not constitute or imply its endorsement of any opinions, products or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for person(s) with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. To make arrangements, please contact us. email@example.com