Katelyn McManamon Joins University of Scranton SBDC

    Katelyn McManamon, Scranton, joined the staff of The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as a special projects coordinator.
    September 25, 2020

    The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced Katelyn McManamon of Scranton has joined its staff as a special projects coordinator. In her role, she will identify and engage participants and coordinate projects within the SBDC’s eight-county service area. Projects include the Small Business Internship Initiative and the Women’s Entrepreneurship Center, as well as other SBDC programming.

    For more than a decade, McManamon worked for the Penn East Federal Credit Union as a marketing and business development manager and, most recently, as assistant vice president of marketing. She developed strategic marketing, advertising and social media campaigns and served as a spokesperson for her organization. She produced a number of events, including customer appreciation, grand opening and large public events, as well as educational seminars. Prior to her work at Penn East, she was a public relations coordinator at Moses Taylor Hospital.

    McManamon is an alumna of both Leadership Lackawanna and Leadership Wyoming. She has volunteered as a judge for the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce Sage Award and served as a purse bingo committee member for the Boys and Girls Club of Scranton.

    McManamon earned her bachelor’s degree in communication – public relations from Millersville University.

    Scranton’s SBDC, housed in the University’s Kania School of Management, serves eight counties in Northeastern and Northern Tier Pennsylvania.

    SBDCs are hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private partners, and funded in part by the United States Congress through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. There are nearly 1,000 local centers available to provide no-cost business consulting and low-cost training to new and existing businesses.

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