Fausto Sarmiento is the Senior Management Consultant with the Kentucky Small Business Development Center’s Lexington area office, the Bluegrass SBDC. Fausto assists entrepreneurs and established business owners alike make informed decisions. He is a member of the KSBDC’s Million Dollar Loan Club for his ability to help his clients obtain funding. Fausto’s experience revolves around the themes of leadership, negotiation, and business development. His specializes in the areas of risk and performance management, sales and negotiations. Fausto has been Vice President and President of the Lexington Young Professionals Association and currently sits on the Board of the North Limestone (NoLi) CDC. Fausto earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia and a Master’s degree in Diplomacy and International Commerce from the Patterson School at the University of Kentucky.