Rachel Patrick, Director

Rachel Patrick is the Southeast Colorado SBDC director and has a background in working with small businesses and water augmentation. She is a Colorado native and is proud to be raising her daughters here as well.

In 2010, she was featured in marketing campaigns with coverage in Forbes, Money Market Magazine, Smart Money and the Washington Street Journal. She received her master's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix with a minor in marketing.

In addition, Patrick is a Penrose Non-Profit Institute SE Regional Council Member, Colorado State Fair Foundation Board Member, President of La Junta Rotary, Rotary Assistant District Governor Area 7 and Past President La Junta Chamber of Commerce.


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