Sixcia Devine
Regional Director
Rhode Island Small Business Development Center

Providence, RI

Sixcia Devine is the Providence Regional Director, Rhode Island Small Business Development Center.

She provides one-on-one business counseling sessions to entrepreneurs, develops and teaches business related workshops and seminars, provides financial loan assistance, and works with business resources partners throughout Rhode Island. She was a judge for the nationally recognized Rhode Island Business Plan Competition from 2007-2010. Sixcia is working on international business training and consulting programs for businesses looking to grow overseas.

Sixcia, on occasion, teaches a Business Planning class at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. She is an entrepreneur and uses her street smart and college perspective to work with start-up's and existing businesses. Sixcia was formerly the Training and Development Specialist at the Center for Women & Enterprise in Providence.

In 2008 she was named the 2008 Business Women of the year by Providence Business News. Other accolades include the 2008 Extraordinary Women Award, in 2007 she was one of 40 Under 40 Young Professionals of the year by the Providence Business News, and in 2006 she was named the Small Business Administration (SBA) Woman in Business Champion of the Year.

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