Solid Fundamentals Help New Owner Expand Columbus Business

Solid Fundamentals Help New Owner Expand Columbus Business

  • Posted by Deborah Free
  • On May 17, 2018
  Richie Grantham and his partner had sold their Columbus-area Brinks Home Security dealership in late 2007, and Grantham was looking for “the next right something” to do or buy. His broker had recently listed Sunshine Banner and Signs for its owners, who were planning to retire. He asked Grantham to consider the business. “We […]
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2018 Support Staff of the Year

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 16, 2018
Without our Support Staff, the UGA SBDC wouldn’t be able to function as efficiently as we do. Throughout the year, there are many support staff members that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their office runs smoothly and will occasionally also assist other offices with special projects if needed. And […]
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June 6 | Wine Business Conference

  • Posted by Molly Knight
  • On May 14, 2018
DESCRIPTION Enjoy our Wine Business Conference in the heart of north Georgia! This is the must-attend educational and networking event if you are associated with the wine industry in Georgia. Topics and educational sessions include: Georgia Wine’s Next Phase: State of the Industry, featuring Keynote Speaker Mike McHenry, President of the Texas Wine & Grape […]
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2018 Flewellen Award Winners

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 9, 2018
Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their clients are taken care of and succeed. Each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names deserving consultants, “Flewellen Award Winners.” This recognition is named for Dr. William Flewellen, who is considered to […]
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2018 Consultant of the Year

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 3, 2018
There are many professionals in the UGA SBDC organization that have distinguished themselves over the years. And although there are many deserving consultants, each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names only one Consultant of the Year (COY). The award is based on outstanding work in the current year, in addition to […]
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Small Business in Construction

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 1, 2018
In the 2018 edition of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center’s publication, “Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia,” the article below titled, “Spotlight Industries in Georgia: Technology,” was featured. After the recession, Georgia’s construction industry is still trying to fully recover. With the still affordable mortgage rates and growing demand for housing, […]
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