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Lenin Agudo

Lpagudo@widener.edu
Leslie Quick Center 1304 Walnut St. Chester, PA 19013
linkedin.com/in/leninagudo
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DIRECTOR

WIDENER UNIVERSITY
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SBDC)

PROFILE

Lenin Agudo is a high performance motivator with experience in supporting economic growth for small businesses, government administrations and economic development organizations. Utilizing a design-thinking trajectory ©, he consults with clients and delivers vibrant, experience-oriented, market driven and economic development results.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As Director of Widener University SBDC, Lenin leads three major economic development programs in the eastern Pennsylvania region: the Procurement Technical Assistance Program, funded by the United States Defense Logistics Agency; the Small Business Environmental Management Assistance Program, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Small Business Development Center program, funded by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA).

On a daily basis, Lenin assists businesses start, grow and prosper through business consulting, cost control, profit maximization, education, research, market intelligence, government procurement and international trade consulting.

Early in 2019, our center was designated as a NextGen Lab for Design Thinking and Analytics by SAP. We became the first SBDC in the country to achieve this designation. Recently, the United States SBA presented us with the 2019 Innovation and Excellence Award for exceeding our goals and in recognition of our practices.

EDUCATION

Harvard University | John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education; Leadership Optimizing Organizational Performance

University of Pennsylvania | Fels Institute of Government; Post Graduate Certificate: Economic Development and Growth

Kutztown University |  Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Pace University | Bachelor of Business Administration

Major | International Management; Minor: Latin American Studies

CERTIFICATIONS

NASBITE | Certified Global Business Professional

Growth Wheel | Certified Business Advisor

Strategyzer | Certified Program Facilitator: Business Model Generation

INTERNATIONAL

Presidential Commission on the United Nations’ Millennium
Development Goals & Sustainable
Development; Dominican Republic

United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic

Consulate General of Ecuador in N.Y.

Corporation for the Promotion of Exports and Investments
(CORPEI) Ecuador; N.Y.