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Hannah Fernandez is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of ROI Business Funding, a Chicago based company that assists startups and established small businesses across the United States and Canada get access to capital and provides them with technical assistance to become fundable. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago and has more than a decade experience in startups, sales, marketing, funding, business planning, and management leadership. Hannah is the first woman Chair of SCORE Chicago and served as the Chair of the National Latino Education Institute (NLEI) Business Leadership Council for over 3 years. She has volunteered as a Chicago Public Schools city science fair judge in Health Sciences, Biochemistry, and Behavioral Sciences for 20 years. She has led Access to Capital workshops and served as a speaker and panelist in various leadership events. She serves on the City of Chicago Mayoral Business Council, the Illinois State Comptroller Advisory Collective, Board of Directors of Mega Partnering and Top One Coaching as well as a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council. She has won several awards for entrepreneurship, including the Top One Coaching Entrepreneur of the Year Award. As the host of SCORE Chicago's "Lets Talk Business" Show on CAN-TV, Hannah interviews business experts to provide entrepreneurs and small businesses with tips and resources to start and grow their businesses. She is on the Metropolitan Family Services Community Board. Hannah has appeared in WCIU -TVs You & Me This Morning, ABC 7, WTTW 11 etc, and has been featured in USA Today, CBS, The Daily Herald, Yahoo! News, and other publications. As a former SCORE client, Hannah is driven to give back, mentor entrepreneurs, and help small businesses in any way she can.
Areas of Expertise
  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Financing / Capital
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Non-Profit

Industry Experience
  • Other Services (except public admin.)
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services

Hannah Fernandez

Communication Methods

  • Video