Mary Adelman, Business Counselor

As a business consultant, trainer, speaker, author, and entrepreneurial change agent, Mary brings a broad spectrum of expertise to her role as UCEDC’s Business Counselor.

Mary understands what it takes to start and operate a business. She has more than 25+ years of experience in providing strategic direction to help small businesses grow and generate revenue. This includes creating individual and group exercises to provide participants with opportunities to develop pragmatic, well-focused strategic action plans, among other business-development initiatives.

Prior to joining UCEDC, Mary was Assistant Director of the New Jersey Small Business Development Center of Northwest Jersey (NJSBDC-NW) where she mentored and provided business support to clients representing various industries. Mary holds an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from the County College of Morris and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ashford University.