Area of Expertise:
With over 20 years of professional experience, Asha brings a diverse background to SBDC clients. She has expanded a multi-unit beauty franchise from zero to over 40% sales growth in 5 years. Prior to her entrepreneurship endeavors, she worked in the IT project management industry with IBM, Westfield Corporation, and various consulting projects with Toyota, Oakwood Worldwide. In the past ten years, Asha has owned, operated, and exited a multi-unit franchise. She has seen many businesses grow from an idea to a successful exit in the franchise and retail operations space. As a business owner, she understands the ‘everyday’ to stay afloat.
Asha is a female CEO and a mompreneur. She compares a small business to raising a child. The company will need the right ingredients to succeed; dedication, analytical thinking, and sleepless nights are just a few. It is a journey, and every day involves learning and making choices to reach the next level. Asha embraces the enthusiasm, focus, and dedication that clients see in their idea. She also enjoys seeing them succeed. For her, sometimes the small wins are the biggest, and SBDC is a great resource no matter where you are in your vision.
Asha holds a B.A. in Economics from UCLA and a Masters from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
How I Add Value to your Business:
- Beauty (Hair)
- Project Management
Words of Wisdom:
Being in business is about perseverance. You will conquer many storms along the way. Don’t look back. You are on your way to making things better for yourself and others who work with you.