Jamie Brandess is Program Director for the statewide Colorado SBDC TechSource: Commercialization program. She is the first contact for both Center Directors and clients to tap into the resources of this program. She began her career in nonprofits by working at United Way. She then transitioned to economic development with the Boulder SBDC as Marketing and Events Director, and later as a consultant. She moved on to statewide programming for technology businesses after several years at the local center. Additionally, she has worked on starting several businesses of her own. She holds a B.A. in International Political Economy from Colorado College.