Rachel DeWitt

Rachel grew up in North Hampton, Ohio (just west of Springfield). After college, she briefly worked for a small print company that printed t-shirt transfers in Springfield. Later, they moved to Innomark Communications, a large format print company in Miamisburg. There, Rachel served as a digital print project manager, assisting clients such as Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Ross Stores with their in-store displays and window banners.

Following her tenure at Innomark Communications, Rachel transitioned to the Springfield SBDC, starting as an Administrative Assistant. Over time, she advanced to become a Certified Business Advisor, providing coaching and guidance. Her final role within the organization was as the Community Navigators Program Director. During her time in this position, the Springfield SBDC secured a $1 million, 2-year grant from the SBA to assist underserved business owners in Springfield, facilitating access to resources and capital.

Currently, Rachel serves as a Business Advisor with the MV SBDC.

  • BS from Bowling Green State University in Visual Communication Technology
  • Certified Business Advisor from Kent State University
  • Camping & boating with my family
  • Photography
  • Watching movies
Favorite Books
  • Harry Potter by JK Rowling
  • The Prince of Wolves series by Quinn Loftis
Favorite Dayton Restaurants
  • La PiƱata Mexican Restaurant
  • Bills Donuts
  • Marion's Pizza
  • Lock 27
  • Peking Garden
What inspires you most about entrepreneurship?
  • Being an entrepreneur provides the freedom to make your own decisions and shape the direction of your business. This autonomy can be empowering and fulfilling.
  • Entrepreneurs often have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their communities or even the world. Building a successful business can create jobs, solve problems, and contribute to social and economic development.