Doug Baumann joined the Texas Gulf Coast SBDC as a Retail Business Advisor in 2009. Baumann has 25 years of experience managing both big box outlet stores as well as small specialty boutiques. By examining marketing strategy, financial ratio analysis, and reviewing inventory control practices, Doug evaluates and makes recommendations for a wide variety of businesses. In May 2016, Baumann became the new Director of the Galveston County SBDC. He holds an MBA from Texas A&M University and is a certified Global Business Professional.
Amy Reid is the Program Manager of the Galveston County SBDC. She is responsible for all training, events and special programs for the center. With more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources, payroll, marketing, administrative management and facilities operations, she is a resource to small business owners on a variety of topics. Reid regularly meets with clients to assist them with web design, logo design, print media as well as all aspects of online marketing. Reid is active in the community and often speaks at small business networking groups and serves on several community committees.