Theresa Ortega

Theresa Ortega started her entrepreneurial pursuits when she began creating clothing designs for a consignment shop at the age of 14, continuing into high school by making prom dresses and ball gowns for her friends. She recently shuttered her downtown martial arts supply and equipment retail store, Kamikaze Karate Martial Arts & MMA Supply, after 23 years in order to concentrate on its online retail presence and do event setups. She also owns a speaking and consulting business featuring handwriting analysis. As Advisor to Indiana State’s CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization), Theresa includes her own business experiences as an ISBDC client in bringing assistance and support to her student entrepreneurs. Theresa earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Indiana State University. Theresa enjoys technology and has experience in social media, content creation, web management, digital marketing, email/newsletter marketing and event planning. Theresa is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about serving underrepresented groups. ¡Ella habla español por si acaso le ayude!