ABOUT US - Team of Experts
The Illinois Small Business Development Center at
the Starved Rock Country Alliance
alambert (at) alliancesbdc.org
A new resident to Starved Rock Country, Amy Lambert was central to the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Peoria area. She was a co-founder of Startup Peoria (now StartupGP) assisting in the development of new business startups and establishing networking, training, and funding programs for local entrepreneurs.
In 2015, Lambert was named Woman of Influence by InterBusiness Issues magazine in 2015 for her work at Startup Peoria, as well as driving regional collaborations focused on growing immersive educational opportunities for girls in STEM, introducing sixth and seventh graders to programming and coding skills, and strengthening the economic impact of the region’s creative community.
She holds a BA in Business with emphasis on Organizational Innovation from the University of Phoenix and an AAS from Illinois Central College where she focused her studies on design and communications.
Lambert brings over 20 years of experience in leadership development, marketing, training design, and business acumen to the role.