Vermont Educators Learn How to Assist Students Create an Entrepreneurial Mindset

5 minute read Twenty eight middle, high school and career tech educators from around the state spent two full days –  Oct 22nd and 23rd at Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT  immersed in learning how to support their students in developing an “entrepreneurial mindset”.  Some educators back for a second advanced round, many having been to the program […]


Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

< 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 […]


VtSBDC announces Sarah Kearns as Business Advisor of Strategic Projects

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 […]


America’s SBDC National Conference in Washington

< 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 […]


Vermont Small Business Development Center announces State Star

< 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 […]


Michael Lash joins the VtSBDC advising team

< 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, […]


Eco-Friendly Housing Business Thrives In Wilmington

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.


Small Business Development Center Celebrates Small Business Success

< 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.


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