Sheri Chaney Jones wanted to help the social sector improve community services on issues ranging from hunger to reducing poverty. Through an SBA loan program and resource partners, she was able to realize this passion by creating her business, Measurement Resources, to evaluate and improve government and nonprofit programs.
“The effectiveness of an initiative can’t be measure monetarily,” Jones said. “I measure the social outcome of an initiative to ensure government and nonprofit resources help as many people as possible.”
Jones uses her background as an industrial psychologist to help government and non-profit entities measure a social return on investment. To date, she has helped more than 75 government and non-profit entities analyze and adjust their programs.
Jones believes that the SBA was key in the creation and growth of her business. She met with a SCORE representative in 2008 when she was still deciding whether or not to pursue entrepreneurship. She... Read More