Tori Rayne is the director of Fort Bend County SBDC. She is from New Orleans and has worked for the SBDC Network since 2006. Her client expertise includes startup assistance, marketing, loan packaging, and Disaster Recovery Assistance (2005 Katrina/Rita, 2008 Gustav/Ike, and the BP Oil Spill of 2010). Rayne holds an MBA from Loyola University New Orleans and is a Certified Global Business Professional with NASBITE.


Marco Ruiz has been with the Fort Bend County SBDC for more than 10 years. He has worked with entrepreneurs and existing businesses in strategizing how to improve and define their business model. He has 15 years of experience in the capital markets, marketing and sales, and implementing business and marketing plans. 

Stacy Jacobs is a business advisor with the Fort Bend County SBDC. She brings 10 years of Hospitality Industry experience with brands such as Walt Disney World, Hilton, and Marriott. She has worked for the Louisiana SBDC Network from specializing in Business Plans, Marketing Plans, Loan packaging, Disaster Recovery, and SBA financing. Jacobs received her SBA Export and Trade Counseling Certification in 2012. She is also a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management.


Christine Collins has 15 years business experience with the SBDC, 20 years in the adult education industry and many years in business as an entrepreneur. Currently she is specializing in business training classes and marketing for the Fort Bend County SBDC.