Launched the Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Initiative after a decade-long tenure as CEO of CAMEO, the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity
Ms. Viek has been a pioneer in micro business and business incubation in California and is recognized as a thought leader in economic development, with a focus on women’s entrepreneurship and building local economies. She has been published in Huffington Post, American Banker and The Washington Post. She is the founder and former Executive Director of the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in San Francisco and a former board member of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity and serves on the MUFG Union Bank Community Advisory Board. She was named the Small Business Administration’s “Women in Business Champion of the Year" in 2015.