Lahle Wolfe Education: Northern Virginia Community College Location: Greater Los Angeles, California area Expertise: Small business development, Search engine optimization, Digital marketing, Marketing, Web design, Advised women in business on startups, management, and business developmentOwner of her own web marketing company for more than 10 yearsSpecialized in helping struggling business ownersFormer web designer and application developer Experience Lahle Wolfe wrote for The Balance SMB for more than eight years, covering women in business.She has more than 25 years of experience in small business development and management and owned her own Los Angeles-based digital marketing company for more than 10 years, specializing in helping struggling business owners. Her work spanned websites, print, e-books, social networking, search engine optimization (SEO) and video production.Wolfe has helped establish national nonprofit organizations, sole proprietorships, and corporations. Her marketing company focused on attorneys and other professionals, and on building business networks for women, disabled people, and minority populations. Wolfe's business advice has been featured in major publications including USA Today, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Woman's Day Magazine, as well as on television, radio, and live podcasts. Education Wolfe attended Northern Virginia Community College, where she double-majored in nursing and psychology. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.