Athena Agoudemos

SBDC Associate State Director

Athena’s areas of expertise include business planning, strategy, management, human resources, and finance.

She loves helping clients understand their financials and identify actions to achieve their goals. She listens carefully and asks questions to find ways to advocate for their success. Athena celebrates when clients share that they feel more focused and confident after working together.

One part of her job she truly enjoys is championing business owners’ efforts and noting the resulting positive impacts to their families, employees, customers, community, and local economy. Aspects of her job that are very meaningful to Athena are supporting business owners to access financing for business growth and asset building as well as helping them to identify and achieve their goals.

Outside of her professional role, she supports economic development activities and enjoys hobbies including traveling, reading, running, biking, drinking coffee, and practicing yoga.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, UW-Milwaukee
  • Studies in International Relations and Conflict Resolution

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