Marian Cicolello

Director – NYC Business Solutions, Queens Center

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Marian is the Center Director of the Next Street operated NYC Business Solutions Queens Center. She has over 15 years of experience working with small businesses in the NYC area. Working with a team of professionals, the Queens BSC is a one-stop resource center for entrepreneurs and small business owners at various stages. She leads the team to provide a portfolio of services to over 3,000 entrepreneurs annually.

Prior to Next Street, Marian had a career in advertising.  She worked in the Media Planning department where she developed recommendations and deployed clients advertising budgets.  During her career she introduced both Lowe’s Home Improvement and Kohl’s Department Stores to a national audience.

After her successful advertising career, Marian was Vice President of the Women’s Business Development Council in Connecticut, a small non-profit providing entrepreneurial training and counseling to women, where she focused on expanding their programs and services.

Marian is a graduate of Pace University, New York City, with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

On working at Next Street

“As a native New Yorker, I have a passion and love for NYC and understand how important small business are to the lifeblood of the city. I remember all the small business owners I grew up with in Brooklyn and frequented. Small businesses are critical to the success of NYC and Next Street is on the frontline assisting today’s small business owners.”

Outside of Next Street

Marian spends her free time with her family and friends, traveling the world, and cooking a variety of cuisines. She enjoys any kind of book but especially history and biographies.

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