Sade is passionate about entrepreneurship and helping business owners reach their goals by providing them with resources and support. She has over 7 years’ experience in food manufacturing, retail operations, product development, funding, business planning and creating growth strategies. She founded a specialty dessert and gift store located in Farmington, CT. Previously, she was a Senior Program Manager at an educational nonprofit where she managed and developed a Business Ventures Program in Southern Connecticut that helped turn ideas into sustainable companies. She received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics and minor in Business Administration from UConn. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading business books, spending time with her family and friends, and exercising.