Statewide Business Advisor, Strategic Projects
Sergio Alvares is a statewide advisor who works with small business owners on ownership transition, financial preparedness, and technology/cybersecurity. His expertise helps clients optimize their time and money, reduce business risks, and make sound business decisions.
Prior to joining VtSBDC, Sergio was a senior associate at JPMorgan Chase & Co. where he led a global project team from finance, technology, and operations to automate financial processes.
A veteran of another Small Business Development Center, he has also served as a finance/technology business analyst and advisor at Delaware’s SBDC.
Interesting professional experiences include co-founding and building a fully remote multilingual/multicultural communication organization from the ground up in Switzerland. He has also developed and taught a graduate course at the University of Delaware Business School on Current Issues and Emerging Technologies focused on financial technology.
Sergio is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, and Italian. He has lived and worked in Europe and Latin America. During his off hours, Sergio enjoys playing the cello and hiking in the Green Mountains.