Our Team

Meet the team behind the people helping turn dreamers into entrepreneurs. With a breadth of experience, our state office team has the experience and network to connect business owners at any stage with the help they need to start, manage and grow their business.
Scroll to the bottom to find teams at all of our centers.

Ken Little

SBDC State Director

Ken creates a rewarding and steady professional environment, which makes it easy for him to come to work every day. He enjoys anything that adds value to the small business community and improves the quality of life for entrepreneurs across the state.

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Dan Brosman

Interim SBDC Associate State Director

Dan Brosman is an advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout Wisconsin. He provides consulting services and hands on programming to support the startup and development of new/existing business ventures. Dan has guided the startup of dozens of businesses, helped to create hundreds of jobs, and assisted businesses with obtaining millions in capital.

Gina Ferraro

Business Affairs Director

One aspect of her job Gina really enjoys is working with a great team because she feels you can accomplish so much more when you work together. Projects become especially meaningful to Gina when they help translate abstract numbers into a concrete value.

James Wegener

Network Accountant

Areas of expertise for James include numbers and budgets. Designing and managing spreadsheets and pivot tables are especially important to him. His co-workers value his ability to interpret and explain policy and say James is always a pleasure to be around. Those who work with James enjoy his patience, positive attitude and efficiency.

Stephanie Robey

Outreach Program Coordinator

Others say of working with Stephanie that she always “gets things done with a smile.” One of her favorite parts of the job is interviewing clients and then compiling the information to write their business success stories.


Kody Ova

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Kody’s favorite aspect of his job is the ability to access every part of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin. As the marketing and communications specialist for the Institute, he is able to touch and promote every part of the programming, from the high-tech CTC to food businesses in FFI and everything in-between with the SBDC. Helping to tell client stories in creative ways is meaningful to him.

Meet Our Centers Teams

Wisconsin SBDC is strong due to the dedicated, collaborative teams assembled at our 14 centers. Learn more about our expert staff and the work they do for small businesses.

Center Locations

Wisconsin SBDC’s statewide network of more than a dozen center locations allows anyone in Wisconsin to access our expert business consultants and services. Regional SBDC experts facilitate improvement and growth for small and emerging companies and help launch successful new enterprises to enhance the Wisconsin entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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