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America’s SBDC honors 3 in Wisconsin with ’40 Under 40′ awards

Three outstanding Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network young professionals have earned national awards for their leadership in helping small businesses start and grow.

Juedes named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2022 ‘State Star’

Harlie Juedes, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Eau Claire, was chosen by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2022 State Star. 

Gatterman named center director for SBDC at UW-Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT — A community-minded entrepreneur who created his own outdoor recreational rental company has been hired to lead the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point.

Roughen-Schmidt joins Southwest Wisconsin SBDC as small business consultant

The Wisconsin Small Development Center (SBDC) Network has hired an experienced small business champion as its newest consultant for Southwest Wisconsin.

Rock County makes significant commitment to small business assistance

The Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network will help an estimated 500 small businesses restart and grow in Rock County, thanks to a five-year commitment.

Mitchell named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2021 ‘State Star’

Cheryl V. Mitchell, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Milwaukee, was honored posthumously by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2021 State Star.

Consultant joins Food Finance Institute to help farmers

Andy Larson, whose personal and professional life has revolved around agriculture, has joined the Food Finance Institute (FFI) as a farm outreach specialist.

SBDC at UW-Superior honored as Center of Year

SUPERIOR – The UW-Superior Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Director Andy Donahue have earned statewide recognition for 100 percent client satisfaction and meeting goals for the past three years.

Merrill promoted to associate state director in Wisconsin SBDC Network

MADISON – Colleen Merrill, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Oshkosh since 2013, has been named associate state director for strategic operations and special projects for the Wisconsin SBDC Network.

Somes-Booher named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2020 ‘State Star’

MADISON – Michelle Somes-Booher, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Madison since 2016, has been named by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2020 State Star.