The Venture Center (VC) Board of Directors and staff welcome Chief Strategy Officer, Mimi San Pedro to its leadership team. With over 30 years of experience across information, technology, and strategic marketing industries, Mimi San Pedro will help to galvanize the Venture Center’s growth, driving key initiatives that serve the entrepreneurial and corporate innovation sectors.
“Mimi is an exceptional talent, and I am grateful for the opportunity to welcome her to the team,” Wayne Miller, Executive Director, says. “She has extensive experience with identifying robust and sustainable growth strategies for global and local organizations. Mimi’s innovative thinking and ability to translate complex strategies into actions will help us shape the future of entrepreneurial support in Arkansas, and ensure the success of the Venture Center’s alumni companies, corporate partners and community stakeholders.”
San Pedro hasbeen a leader in the communications and technology industries with a strong background in building and growing businesses. Most recently she served as the Chief Marketing Officer for NLC Products, a national catalog, and e-commerce company, where she was responsible for the development of NLC’s digital evolution and led the company’s digital marketing strategic plan. Prior to that, she held senior leadership roles in marketing, strategy, corporate development, and operations at Hortus, Acxiom, and ContourMed.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Venture Center during such an exciting time of growth,” San Pedro says. “As we expand our reach through corporate innovation through dynamic content and programming, I look forward to driving the strategic planning process at the VC to support the mission and vision our stakeholders in achieving their goals.”