Echo Group Associate Terry Cornelison serves as a Certified Business Advisor with the Washington Small Business Development Center in Spokane, Washington. He has over 25 years of general management, project management, consulting and training experience with private companies, nongovernmental organizations and governmental bodies. His specific areas of expertise include marketing, management, finance, accounting, administration and human resource development.
Terry has consulted with over 500 new and existing small business clients in the areas of strategic planning, financial analysis & planning, funding, marketing, and operational management. He has advised industry leaders, conducted market research, and guided the development of business plans, restructuring of debt, attracting equity investments, and creating funding proposals. Mr. Cornelison regularly conducts workshops and training in business start-up, planning, marketing and financial management. He also collaborates closely with federal, state and local agencies, economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, port authorities, and private service providers supporting small business development.
His 13 years of international experience includes leading USAID and USDA funded development projects in Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The technical assistance supported entrepreneurs, agricultural and non agricultural SMEs, and policy makers to achieve their goals by attracting investment, developing markets, and improving the economic environment through policy reform and strengthening of local civil society. He speaks and writes Romanian and Moldovan.
Mr. Cornelison earned a BA in Marketing from Southeast Louisiana University and an MBA from the University of Idaho.
Echo Business Management Consultant and Business Training Advisor
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