Jalal Maqableh

Inclusive Entrepreneurship Business Advisor
With SBDC since 2017   

Jalal’s global perspective and versatile skillset help the SV SBDC connect with underserved communities throughout the region. With 18+ years of experience in advising entrepreneurs and businesses and a broad range of knowledge in critical business topics, Jalal is also active in community initiatives and supports community members who are looking for a better future.

Get in Touch
Email   maqabljh@jmu.edu
Phone 540.568.3227

Specialties
Business strategic planning
Adopt technology for business development and management
Data analytics & data visualization
Web development (WordPress)
Organizational strategic leadership, development, and change management
Working with immigrants (Speaking Arabic)

Certifications
GrowthWheel Certified Business Advisor

Education/Experience
Granada College (Jordan), Diploma, Information Technology
Philadelphia University (Jordan) BS, Software Engineering
Eastern Mennonite University, MA, Conflict Transformation & Peacebuilding
Eastern Mennonite University, Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship
James Madison University, Ph.D. Candidate, Strategic Leadership Studies, concentration in organizational science and leadership
18+ years of experience in advising entrepreneurs and businesses in different regions, communities, contexts, and countries

Awards/Recognition
Winner of the 2006 King Abdullah II of Jordan Award for Freelance Business & Entrepreneurship, Jordan’s highest honor for a young businessman   

 Fun Fact
“I believe I'm a good cook, I will never disappoint you if you try the food I make. My dishes always smell and taste fantastic!”