Tracie Yelich is a Business Advisor for the West Central Indiana SBDC. Tracie holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Indiana State University. She has owned her own business, resulting in real world practical experience. She can easily relate to clients in that she knows owning a business is clearly different than what is taught in an academic setting. She was very active in the hands-on tasks of her business and is accomplished in her trade of floral design. Customer service is the skill she enjoys helping clients refine, as she feels it is the heart of a small business. Her professional accomplishments include developing and implementing successful business plans and coaching others in servant leadership. Her passion is to assist other women fulfill their dreams of small business ownership through personalized counseling and encouragement. She also is able to advise clients based on her Christian values for faith-based guidance in the marketplace.