Manal joined the Orange County SBDC in 2010 assisting her clients with start-up, business growth, accessing capital (loans and micro loans), and marketing. Her consulting services focus on guiding entrepreneurs and business owners in taking their companies to the next level. She assists them in the development of business plans, projections, loans, branding, marketing, and sales. She has extensive experience in different industries and is very knowledgeable of the online world, including e-commerce, SEO and social media.
As an entrepreneur, Manal founded multiple businesses including The MarCom Network, a marketing and creative consultancy firm, which helps small businesses build exposure and increase their sales. She also started BreakThrough Networking, Inc. where she guided clients on how to build relationships, leverage connections and use different social media platforms.
Manal has a BA in Communications and Advertising, and an MBA in Organizational Leadership.