< 1 minute read The Federal Reserve Banks are conducting a national survey of existing and start-up small business owners and managers. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to track small business financing conditions and bring them to the attention of service providers, lenders, and policy makers. Individual responses are […]
2 minute read 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 […]
< 1 minute read 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 […]
< 1 minute read 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 […]
< 1 minute read 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, […]
2 minute read 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.
< 1 minute read 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.
< 1 minute read 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.