Aretha Boex is the Lead Center Director of the Nebraska Business Development Center. She manages the Omaha small business consulting program and leads a team of professionals who provide direct technical assistance to owners and potential owners of small businesses. She brings extensive experience in management consulting, business planning, financial analysis, and small business loan applications. Aretha is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council and a Certified Global Business Professional through Nasbite International. She holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.