M. Mero

Assistant Director, Business Services
As the Assistant Director of Business Services, Michael Mero (preferred name: Mero), works with the Deputy Executive Director and Program Director of Business Services to enable entrepreneurs to achieve success in their business ventures. In this role, Mero has worked directly with clients providing technical assistance on registering their business, as well as many administrative aspects including grantwriting, data collection, and governmental review prep. As a servant-leader, Mero brings their fervor for service to supplement their role at QEDC.

In his previous careers, Mero has worked in programmatic, operational, and support roles within the private, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors. These include work in the fields of Education, Technology, and Equity and Inclusion. Mero has worked at small private organizations with 5 individuals to large multinational organizations with hundreds of staff. This has made them great at working one-on-one or with groups of clients, so don’t be afraid to ask him for help registering your business, getting your EIN, or applying for your Certificate of Authority!

Mero has their Master’s degree in Public Administration from Baruch College through the National Urban Fellows Program and their Bachelor’s degree from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program in Japanese Language & Culture and Puerto Rican Culture. In their spare time, Mero loves gardening, urban foraging, and learning. Mero también habla español.

You can e-mail Mero at mmero@queensny.org.