State Office Staff

Nargiz Alizada, Intern

Intern at the University of Southern Maine

Maine SBDC Intern Since 2020

Job Roles: Financial analysis, market research, small business-related research

Education: Currently a second-year MBA student with dual concentration in Finance and Business Analytics. Fellow Member (FCCA) of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Professional Background: Audit Manager at Deloitte, Moscow. Finance Manager of a group of companies in Baku, Azerbaijan. Charity and Annual Embassies Dinner and Ball Chair (Volunteer) of International Women’s Club, IWC, Moscow, Russia. Two years of entrepreneurial experience as a self-employed corporate business trainer in Management, Soft Skills and Audit in Moscow, Russia.

Accomplishments: Recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Tuition Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Member of the winning team at CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Research Challenge in Maine. Global Enterprise Experience participant. Graduate Teaching Academy of the University of Maine Certification. FocusMaine Leadership Acumen.

Other/Fun Fact: Song-writer and singer