Regional Development Representative, Main Street Hub
Emma Vaughn leads Main Street Hub's local business outreach on the west coast. She has cultivated regional partnerships with industry leaders such as SCORE Los Angeles, California Restaurant Association, Long Beach SBDC, and various chambers of commerce. She has also facilitated national partnerships with companies such as Square, YP, OpenTable, Fivestars, and Local Search Association. Emma hosts educational workshops and webinars to help small businesses get more word-of-mouth and referrals with their online presence (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Foursquare). In her three years at Main Street Hub, she has had the opportunity to train and educate thousands of companies. Her parents used to own a cafe in Indiana where her reverence for the local space began. She earned her Masters degree in Psychological Research where her thesis focused on personality and Facebook. In her free time she enjoys surfing, watching Netflix, and cooking up new vegan meals.