About Lupe Ramos Watson
Areas of Expertise:
- Accounting/Financial Forecasting/Tax Prep
- Business Plans
- Computer Software Set-Up
- Consumer Goods
- Design and Construction
- Food Industry
- Grant Writing/Reporting
- Land Planning, Site Development
- Legislative/Governmental Affairs
- Marketing/Mass Mailing/E-Marketing/Web Development
- Negotiation and Communication
- Real Estate Acquisition
- Regulatory Agency Processing
- Strategic Planning
Founder and CFO of a national civil engineering firm, real estate investment, development, property management, medical billing, grant consultant, and restaurant & microbrewery. She has also been a small business consultant for startup businesses and managed both growth cycles and dissolutions. Her educational background is in finance and accounting. She has applied strategic planning skills and business instincts to the everyday challenges faced by business owners. Over the past 30 years, she has helped clients access startup capital to launch and grow their businesses. Additional to her work at the SBDC, Lupe serves as Councilmember/Mayor on the Indio City Council.
How I Add Value to your Business:
Lupe has been a consultant for 20+ years. Her span of skills runs the gamut from setting up accounting systems to securing regulatory agency approval for projects. There is no project too small or too large that she has not faced and successfully found a strategic solution. As a member of the Indio City Council, she has relationships with local, regional, state, and federal agencies and is able to access resources that help businesses.
Words of Wisdom:
In business entrepreneurship, there’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them…BE THE WILL!