Jasmin Espy Speed has more than 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, small business development, non-profit and corporate executive leadership. Prior to joining the SBDC, she spent 17 years as an entrepreneur, owning 2 staffing agencies, an Arby’s Franchise, and an online employment coaching and resume service. 

Prior to her business ownership, Espy held several leadership positions in the Telecom industry to include managing wholesale product services revenues more than $1.4B. She holds a BA from Michigan State University, a certificate from Dartmouth’s Tuck Diversity Business Program and is a Graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program.  Espy is passionate about sharing her expertise to help foster small business ownership and economic development.