Seile Tekle

UWC attended: Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa (Swaziland)
Seile Tekle is the Executive Director of Historic Parkrose NPI. She is a business development professional with experience in small business market research and technical support.  Prior to joining Historic Parkrose NPI, Seile managed a small business market research program and provided technical support to underserved Oregon-based entrepreneurs at Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO). 
She is passionate about economic development and believes that small businesses are essential in creating and maintaining vibrant neighborhoods.  Leveraging data and market research, she has dedicated the last five years to helping entrepreneurs find their desired customer base, tap into new markets, and make informed business decision by identifying trends within their respective industries.
Seile has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Lewis & Clark College in 2013 and she is pursuing a Masters of Business Administration degree at Willamette University.  She has also attended Waterford Kamhlaba UWC in Swaziland in 2008.