Named the vice president of entrepreneurial development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) in 2010, Nancy Wright Whatley is responsible for generating new business development opportunities for small business members by connecting small and large businesses together. As a former business owner, she understands the challenges of growing a business through the right connections.
Ms. Maldonado is a dynamic and versatile Latina community business leader whose voice, passion and purpose are focused on building up the human spirit, creating synergy amongst communities, and fighting for the “inalienable right” for all to progress and excel in any environment.
She is an expert in fostering strategic alliances, creating win-win negotiations and implementing effective marketing strategies that increase any brand value throughout the pipeline. She is ready to meet and exceed any challenge set before her, a quality most recently demonstrated as director of the Georgia Mentor Protégé Connection, which is a mentor protégé program—the first of its kind in the nation.
The product of hard work, determination and perseverance as well as an entrepreneurial family tree that spans generations in the U.S. & Latin America, Ms. Maldonado is uniquely qualified to lead the MPC program and thereby to help provide a path to sustainability, progression, and economic growth for small business owners in Georgia.