Lisandra Martinez is the Director of the WBC at WBDC, Chicago. She works with entrepreneurs providing business counseling in English and Spanish in addition to coordinating the Leadership Entrepreneurial Accelerated Development (LEAD) program for established women of color business owners and the Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurial program for established and aspiring childcare providers.

Lisandra joined the WBDC after a successful career in business banking where she consistently earned Top Performer awards and was promoted twice in three years to Small Business Relationship Manager before transitioning to non-profit.

Lisandra holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois and a B.A. from George Washington University.