Sienna Mavima

Assistant State Director


Sienna is responsible for data and information management of the SBDC network and has been part of our team for 10 years. She collects all data that goes into the network’s financial and narrative reports. She is also responsible for the performance systems that ensure the network is operating effectively and efficiently, consistent with the network’s strategic plan, ASBDC accreditation standards and the SBA cooperative agreement.

Prior to joining our team, Sienna served as an instructional design consultant in another department of Grand Valley State University. Before coming to GVSU, she served as a teaching assistant at Florida State University, where she taught a graduate course in systems approach to change management.

Sienna received her Bachelor of Arts in education and her professional teacher’s certification from the University of Zimbabwe. She also earned her master’s degree in instructional system design from Florida State University and is passionate about issues of curriculum design and human capital development.