Areas of Expertise:
- Small Business Issues
- Small business Development and Funding
- Child Care Industry
- Women and Small Business
Lucille Wesnofske has over 19 years experience in small business consulting. She has been the director of the New York State Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State for 5 years. She has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs realize the dream of becoming a business owner. She specializes in and is most committed to assisting women-owned enterprises and is known statewide for her business expertise in the child care industry. Her work for the Small Business Development Center has resulted in millions of dollars of economic impact for the Long Island economy.
Ms. Wesnofske was the first business advisor in New York State to achieve advanced certification from the New York State Small Business Development Center. She received the "Star Performer Award" for the National Association of Small Business Development Centers. The Town of Brookhaven Office of Women Services recognized her for her outstanding service to the community in government. In addition, the software authored by Ms. Wesnofske, "Building Blocks Child Care Business Planner," won a LISTNET's LISA award.
Ms. Wesnofske earned her BA in Liberal Arts and Masters in Public Policy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and her AAS from Farmingdale State University of New York.
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