Katie S.

Course Instructor - Volunteer at SCORE Mentors

Katie S. began their work experience in 2000 as a VP of Mergers & Aquisitions at Bank of America, where they worked until 2008. In 2008, they joined Compass Commercial as a Business Advisor and Sr. Consultant, a role they held until 2010. Concurrently, in 2008, they also began working as a Course Instructor for SCORE Mentors, teaching courses on Entrepreneurship and Franchising and mentoring entrepreneurs. In 2009, Katie joined FranNet of the San Francisco Bay Area as President and Sr. Franchise Consultant, a role they continued to hold in 2012 when they joined Frannet of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, from 2009 to 2012, they worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Sunbelt Business Brokers.

Katie S. has pursued higher education at two prestigious universities. Katie attended the University of Chicago, where they obtained a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on Finance and Entrepreneurship. Subsequently, they pursued their Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in Mass Communications. Unfortunately, the specific start and end dates for each educational experience were not provided.



  • Course Instructor - Volunteer

    January, 2008 - present