Julissa Carielo

Class of 2018

Economic Development

Julissa Carielo’s passion is to help underutilized, small, minority, woman, and veteran owned businesses succeed today.  Through this work, she founded her personal leadership project, the Maestro Entrepreneur Center.

The Maestro Entrepreneur Center is a 501c3 small business incubation and acceleration training center where entrepreneurs can help each other build capacity by sharing resources and life lessons. Maestro Entrepreneur Center is headquartered in the poorest zip code of San Antonio, Texas, and is creating jobs and helping small businesses learn how to submit procurement contracts at city, county, state and federal level. The Maestro Entrepreneur Center is transforming the neighborhood and revitalizing a historically underutilized area of town.


Expertise: Economic Development
Project: Economic Development
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