About

Our Story

The Maestro Entrepreneur Center is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) organization that is revolutionizing the way successful entrepreneurs grow their small businesses in Greater San Antonio, TX. Through incubating, accelerating and connecting small business, MEC is creating jobs for the local Greater San Antonio community. Through a creative learning environment, MEC provides resources and tools for entrepreneurs in order to continue the growth of their small business.

Our Mission

Accelerating business growth beyond the $1 Million Revenue Threshold.

| 24,200 sq. ft. facility located in a friendly designated HUBZone area of Greater San Antonio.

| Private, non-profit business

|Our goal is to grow existing small, minority, woman and veteran owned businesses

| Office space available at flexible rates

| Access to extraordinary network of business leaders and resources

Accelerating Business Growth

The Maestro Entrepreneur Center is designed to accelerate business growth by creating individualized programs based on assessment of each business, and prioritize critical needs.

Unique to the center are the “Maestros” – successful business leaders with experience in a variety of industries who offer one-on-one mentoring to center clients to help guide them through business challenges.

Founders

Julissa Carielo

Julissa Carielo

Dream On Group, Founder, Board President

Willie Ng

Willie Ng

Blue Armor Security Services Inc. Vice President and Co-Chair of Fundraising

Chris Martinez

Chris Martinez

Central Electric Contractors Advisory Board

Leslie Garcia

Leslie Garcia

RSM US LLC Advisory Board

Meet Our Staff

Mariangela Zavala

Mariangela Zavala

Executive Director

Brian Wells

Brian Wells

Property & Operations Director

Board of Directors

Sherrika Arch

Sherrika Arch

Straight Line Management & Programs Committee Member

Maurice Bridges

Maurice Bridges

VIA Metropolitan Transit & Advisory Board Member

Hugh Stevens

Hugh Stevens

Harvey E. Najim Center for Business Innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility & Fundraising Committee Member

Donna Normandin

Donna Normandin

Frost Bank & Finance Committee

Will Fernandez

Will Fernandez

Merrill Lynch & Programs and Events Committee

Roland F. Gonzales

Roland F. Gonzales

Cokinos | Young: Construction Laywers Admin and Legal Council Advisor

Yadira “Liz” Medina

Yadira “Liz” Medina

BBVA & Co-Chair of Fundraising Committee

Robert Ortiz

Robert Ortiz

Wells Fargo & Program and Events Committee

Siew Pang

Siew Pang

Sunshine Medical Uniforms & Chair of Programs Committee

Janell Davila

Janell Davila

Woodforest National Bank & Marketing Committee

John Dryden Nanna

John Dryden Nanna

Dryden Labs & Marketing Committee

Arthur Clarke

Arthur Clarke

DOCUmation & Finance Committee

Shuchi Nagpal

Shuchi Nagpal

City of San Antonio Economic Development Department & Finance Committee

Jessica Pena

Jessica Pena

Jane Gonzalez

Jane Gonzalez

Medwheels Inc. & Programs and Events Committee

Dr. Elsa O’Campo

Dr. Elsa O’Campo

Alamo Colleges & Programs and Events Committee

Alejandro Chavez

Alejandro Chavez

Modern Managed IT

Our Impact Report

For 3 years, Maestro Entrepreneur Center has contributed to job growth in Greater San Antonio. Through incubation and acceleration training, we have results we are proud of. In our impact report you will find the challenges we have faced, our realization of our goals and success stories from small businesses who incubate with us.