Selina M. Pagan, CEO
Selina Marie Pagán is a young Latinx professional, born and raised in the city of Cleveland. Her parents migrated from Puerto Rico, moving from state to state until they settled down to start their own businesses on the near-west side of Cleveland in the early ’90s. She was raised amongst diverse entrepreneurs and that has influenced her passion to help business owners from diverse cultures and backgrounds to lend a helping hand.
Selina was selected by Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine as one of 2017 Twenty in Their 20’s. She joined the Newburgh Heights Community Improvement Corporation board of directors and the Alliance for the Great Lakes Young Professional Council in 2017. Ms. Pagán received recognition as a Northeast Ohio Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shakers in March 2018. She graduated from Cleveland State University with a double major in Urban Studies - Public Management and Economic Development in May 2018. In August of 2018, Ms. Pagán was recognized as the Madrina (“Godmother”) of the 2018 Puerto Rican Parade by the Hispanic Police Officers Association and the Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center. She was also nominated by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and selected by the National Football League and Nationwide to be recognized and to receive a 2018 Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award on September 20th, 2018.
Ms. Pagan launched SMP Consult(a) in January 2019.