Trish Herman

Business Advisor

San Mateo SBDC

About Me:

Trish is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in human resources. She has worked across different industries, including restaurants, hotels, food manufacturing, and agriculture.  Trish has also owned and operated restaurants and is skilled in planning and permitting processes, menu development, and restaurant operations. 

Trish was also a labor negotiator for San Francisco and New York hotels for fifteen years and has worked on projects domestically and in France, Italy, and Canada. She has helped small and medium-sized businesses develop strategic plans and develop all elements of the employer/employee relationships and the necessary elements of meeting local, state, and federal compliance.

She was awarded the California Legislative Award for Lifetime Achievement working with small businesses.  She is also President of the Advisory Board for City College of San Francisco Culinary and Hospitality Studies Program, an Advisory Board member for CPAB, and a North Beach Neighbors board member.

Expertise: HR Permits & Licenses