Stacy Jacobs is the Director of Fort Bend County SBDC. She brings 10 years of Hospitality Industry experience with brands such as Walt Disney World, Hilton, and Marriott. She has worked for the Louisiana SBDC Network from specializing in Business Plans, Marketing Plans, Loan packaging, Disaster Recovery, and SBA financing. Jacobs received her SBA Export and Trade Counseling Certification in 2012. She is also a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management.


Marco Ruiz has been with the Fort Bend County SBDC for more than 10 years. He has worked with entrepreneurs and existing businesses in strategizing how to improve and define their business model. He has 15 years of experience in the capital markets, marketing and sales, and implementing business and marketing plans.