Ann Johnson-Stromberg is the Associate Region Director focused on SBDC program oversight and has worked with the NorCal SBDC Program since 2006. Her education and first career was in journalism as a reporter and editor. Later, she embarked on the path as an entrepreneur owning a retail store and eventually became a public relations consultant for small businesses engaged in retail, service, and technology.
Ann became an SBDC Business Advisor in 2006 and found her calling bringing those past work experiences to benefit small businesses across Northern California through her various roles at the NorCal SBDC Lead Center. While her primary job function is program oversight, the most rewarding aspect of Ann’s work is in sharing with the public, partners, and legislative representatives the extraordinary impacts the SBDC has made on small businesses in the north state.
Expertise: Operations Regional Programs