Jared Ell is a business advisor for the West Central Indiana SBDC. His current specialty is pandemic response and relief, focusing on helping small businesses take advantages of funding and services available to support pandemic relief efforts. Along with his position as a business advisor, Jared is also the Director of Launch Terre Haute, a local coworking space and entrepreneurial incubator, and the center for innovation and entrepreneurship in the Wabash Valley. Jared holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern Indiana as well as a Master of Business Administration from Indiana State University. With over 10 years' experience in technology fields and expertise in digital storytelling and marketing, Jared has a passion for helping small businesses leverage technology platforms to thrive. When he isn't helping small businesses launch, persist and scale, he is involved in his local community, serving on the board of Leadership Connect of West Central Indiana, advising the local chapter of his fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, and spending time with his family.