Meet Our Training Team

Meet Our Training Team

Meet Our Training Team

Mariah Kilbourne

Training Coordinator

Mariah coordinates and organizes training workshops and assists with special events.

Mariah joined the SBDC in 2015 and brings with her more than four years of experience working with the City of Seguin, Texas in Economic Development. She has written many articles for various local publications promoting small business and economic development. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Texas Lutheran University.

She is an adaptive sports enthusiast, avid concert-goer, and loves to write. She has been honored to serve as Ms. Wheelchair Texas in 2012 & Ms. Wheelchair America in 2013. Mariah is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion.


David Ramirez

Marketing Associate

David supports the training department by using data-driven marketing and communications. He also supports the SBDC by implementing initiatives that bridge new and traditional media. He keeps clients and stakeholders abreast of SBDC news and events through social media engagement and email communications.

David joined the SBDC in 2016. Prior to joining the SBDC, David consulted on special event management with a focus in communications and marketing. He has worked as a community organizer using data-driven tools to engage audiences. He’s also freelanced as a writer, researcher, curriculum developer, and communications coach across Texas and southern New Mexico. He earned a Bachelor’s in Multidisciplinary Studies from U.T. El Paso with a focus in Communications and Business Administration.

David is a avid fan of “geek” communities.  He spends his weekends planning and participating in fandom events such as anime and comic conventions.