jessica trichel

Jessica Trichel, DVM
Educational Outreach

Dr. Jessica Trichel combines her veterinary training with a passion for business education to lead Live Oak Bank’s educational outreach program. She aims to educate current and future small business owners by addressing topics that help remove the mystery around financing and topics relating to business ownership. She is equipped with a wealth of information from Live Oak Bank’s industry specific loan portfolios and team member’s expertise. Dr. Trichel presents nationwide on a variety of topics related to small business ownership, with the goal of inspiring and educating the next generation on how to live out the American dream of owning their own businesses.


At Live Oak Bank, we know that success isn’t just a destination – it’s a journey. A key part of getting there is education. The mission of Live Oak U is to promote practical, innovative business education for today’s professionals. By monitoring our industry portfolios, we can identify unique trends to equip current and future business owners with a solid foundation of business knowledge. We have a variety of programs catered to each industry.  During the summer we host some industry specific programs for students to learn more about the business side of their industries.

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Student Program Highlights

  • Industry specific short course
  • Management insights from industry experts
  • Foundation in basic finance
  • Approaches to future ownership
  • Strategies for marketing
  • Networking with colleagues and industry professionals