COVID-19 Small Business Specialists

Get help navigating COVID-19 from our team of industry experts.

How to

Schedule an Appointment

Step 1

Existing Clients

To request an appointment with a SBDC Business Specialist, contact your current SBDC Business Advisor. After an assessment of your business needs, a meeting will be coordinated with the appropriate Specialist for an one-on-one, virtual meeting.

Step 1

New Clients

Find your local SBDC and contact a Business Advisor for an initial advising session. Based on an assessment of your business needs, the Advisor will coordinate a meeting with the appropriate SBDC Business Specialist for an one-on-one virtual session.

Step 2

Meet your Specialist

Your business specialist will email you a video conferencing link for an one-on-one session. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom, Microsoft Teams or GoToMeeting. At the time of your session, click the secure link in your email to join the session.

Business Specialists

Meet with an SBDC Business Specialist for expertise in a variety of topics to help grow and sustain your business.

Doug Mansfield
SEO | Marketing

Doug helps clients with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Network Marketing, Website Development, Email Marketing and Search Engine Marketing (SEM).


Chris Tripoli
Hospitality | Finance

Chris assists hospitality related industries including restaurants, bars, catering companies, food trucks and bakeries on topics relating to budgets, menu development and more.


Marsha Hudson
Branding | Social Media

Marsha provides one-on-one coaching and client assessments on branding and social media. An experienced branding strategist, she host webinars on branding and social media.


Julie Gilmer
QuickBooks Training

Julie provides one-on-one QuickBooks training including client assessment and staff training recommendations. Julie also host live QuickBooks webinars.


Rebecca Schultz
Loan Services

Rebecca provides loan underwriting and loan packaging services and can confirm program eligibility based on application review and credit report information.


Marc Willson
Retail | Customer Service

Marc aids retail clients on operations, inventory, finance, display windows, traffic flow, merchandise, personnel, customer service, marketing, promotions and more.


CJ Petitt
Human Resources

CJ provides assistance with employment, disciplinary, and hiring issues. Her areas of expertise include training, development, benefit/wage benchmarking and more.


Angela Randolph
Financial | Accounting

Angela is licensed as a CPA in Texas and serves small to medium businesses providing Bookkeeping/accounting, Financial Coaching and Consulting services.


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