Director of Strategic Career and Business Development
Pcyeta Stroud is the former Director of the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center of Skyline College (BAEC). Pcyeta is an innovative leader, committed to empowering members of her community throughout the Bay Area, with resources through the lens of entrepreneurship. She has over ten years of economic and workforce development experience with an emphasis on mentorship, cultivating entrepreneurship and equity in career readiness practices. Pcyeta co-founded the Student Internship & Job Shadow Program, providing students with opportunities to gain real-world professional experience, career exploration and access to mentors to help them gain skills for engaging in the workforce. Pcyeta founded the Student Business Pitch Competition at Skyline College, mentoring learners in the development of their business ideas. Under her leadership, the program engaged the business community to serve as mentors, resulting in the launch of new businesses. Pcyeta served as a co-chair the Skyline College Business Advisory Board, comprised of business owners and strategic partners from around the Bay Area.
Pcyeta also served as the Board President and Interim-CEO of the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Business and Finance Steering Committee for the San Leandro Business Academy, where she mentored high school students.
Pcyeta is a member of Kappa Beta Delta International Honors Society. Graduating summa cum laude, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from Arizona State University, and a Master's in Business Administration from Northcentral University.