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Nov
19

VtSBDC announces Sarah Kearns as Business Advisor of Strategic Projects

Sarah Kearns, a long-time consultant for the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), recently joined the organization as their business advisor of strategic projects. Sarah comes to VtSBDC with two decades of experience as a business advisor. After completing her MBA at Babson College in 2001, Sarah worked for a number of startups in the […]

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Oct
23

America’s SBDC National Conference in Washington

America’s SBDC National Conference in Washington Last month 5 representatives from Vermont Small Business Development Center attended the America’s SBDC national conference in Washington, D.C. Area Advisor, Charley Ininger presented to over 90 advisors nationwide on the business of craft brewing. Area Advisor, Debra Boudrieau presented a workshop on the timely topic of post-disaster business advising, which […]

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Jul
18

Vermont Small Business Development Center announces State Star

Vermont Small Business Development Center announces State Star Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) State Director Linda Rossi this week announced Assistant Director Heather M. Gonyaw as VtSBDC’s 2018 Vermont State Star. Gonyaw joined the VtSBDC team in 2002 and has held several positions during that time. She currently serves as the assistant director of […]

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Jul
05

Michael Lash joins the VtSBDC advising team

Michael Lash has joined the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) advising team. He will focus his advisory services on businesses in Franklin and Grand Isle counties. Michael comes to VtSBDC with a wide breadth of business experience, specifically in the areas of operational efficiency, product purchasing, pricing, and customer service. As a seasoned entrepreneur, […]

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May
17

Eco-Friendly Housing Business Thrives In Wilmington

Wheel Pad L3C evolved from an accident in 2010 that rendered the owners’ Godson quadriplegic and forced to live isolated in an accessible hotel room for eight months after rehab until he could find appropriate housing.

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Mar
21

Small Business Development Center Celebrates Small Business Success

SBDC Day on March 21st is a national movement and social media campaign to help share collectively the small business success stories and notable impact SBDCs have fostered in communities nationwide.

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Jan
31

VtSBDC Annual Report Shows Jobs Created And Retained

VtSBDC State Director Linda Rossi is excited to highlight the powerful impact VtSBDC had on Vermont’s economy in 2017, the 25th year of our organization.

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Nov
08

Vermont Teachers Learning To Pitch Entrepreneurship To Students

22 Vermont high school and tech center teachers drove, many with little entrepreneurship experience, to Lake Morey Resort last month. They left with lesson plans, information on student workshops and practice pitching a business idea.

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