CAN DO, Inc. recently appointed Ana Perez as its Economic Development Assistant. In this role, Perez is responsible for administering CAN DO’s Economic Development Department and its sub-organizational brands, such as the CAN BE Innovation Center. She will also assist in the execution of marketing campaigns and organizational events as well as organization and oversight of CAN DO’s Student Action Committee.
CAN DO’s Director of Economic Development, Jocelyn Sterenchock, said, “Ana will be a great asset to CAN DO. Her creativity, passion for education, and commitment to community perfectly align with our values as an organization. Her dynamic approach will be invaluable as we continue to drive economic growth and support our community's entrepreneurs and students.”
Perez said, "I am happy and grateful to start this new career path with an organization that makes a difference every day. In this new role, I will have the opportunity to combine many of my deepest passions: using my creativity to help continue building CAN DO’s brand awareness, helping students discover their potential and possibilities, and providing resources and opportunities to entrepreneurs. I am eager to see where this new opportunity will take me and excited to contribute to CAN DO's mission."
Perez graduated from Wilkes University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Design and Media Art and received a Master of Arts Leadership for Sustainable Communities in 2023 from Alvernia University.