Hi, I'm Chena Tucker, Project Manager at the Office of Business and Community Relations at SUNY Oswego.
Chena Tucker's Bio:
Chena Tucker currently works as the Project Manager in the Office of Business and Community Relations at SUNY Oswego. Chena began her career in 1998 in management and hospitality at Pacific Coast Restaurant Group located in Portland, Oregon. In 2007 she moved back home to Upstate New York, spending some time freelancing in design consulting and later began to work in the business management field at SUNY Oswego SBDC in 2011. Chena graduated from Marylhurst University with a BFA in Design Studies and a Certificate of Business Administration. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration at SUNY Oswego.
Her work as a small business advisor and operator of an E-Commerce Incubator Project for the SBDC gave her extensive experience in the development and use of social media and digital marketing. Chena has consulted with many local businesses and held dozens of workshops and seminars on social media.
As an active member in her community of Oswego, New York, Chena has volunteered with Children’s Museum of Oswego County and Safe Haven Museum. She currently serves on the Executive Board of Harborfest as well as Chairperson of the Childrens Committee. Chena is a graduate of the SBDC Micro-Enterprise Course (2008), Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (2012), Leadership Oswego County (2013) and was honored to be selected as the Forty under 40 of Oswego County (2013).
Chena Tucker's Experience:
Business Advisor at Small Business Developmet Center2011 - 2012
Project Coordinator for E-Commerce Incubator. Organize off-site workshops and seminars as well as building presentations, materials and handouts; create and maintain databases for research and marketing purposes.
Executive Board Member at Harborfest2012 - 2014 | Oswego, New York
Project Coordinator at Literacy Volunteers of Oswego CountyJune 2008 - September 2008
Hosted summer reading program; created weekly curriculum and activities; enlisted volunteers and participants; composed procedure manual and collected data; procured
Portland Steak and Chophouse at Pacific Coast Restaurant Group, LLCNovember 1998 - August 2006
Chena Tucker's Education:
Marylhurst University2002 – 2007BFA in Design Studies
Chena Tucker's Interests & Activities:
Chena Tucker is an avid cook, gardener and coffee enthusiast!