People of the Georgia SBDC Network


Albany
The University of Georgia SBDC
(229) 420-1144
Fax: (229) 430-3933

Debbie Finney - AD
David Dunn
Kathy Tedrick

Athens
The University of Georgia SBDC
(706) 542-7436
Fax: (706) 542-6803

Carol McDonell - AD
Kay Remar
Laura Katz
Katie Murray

Atlanta
Georgia State University SBDC
(404) 413-7830
Fax: (404) 413-7832


Peter Rassel
Erica Bracey
Ted Beveridge
Mary Phillips

Augusta
The University of Georgia SBDC

(706) 721-4545
Fax: (706) 721-4554

Susan Caldwell - AD
Jonathan Bohn
Brian Page

Brunswick
The University of Georgia SBDC

(912) 264-7343
Fax: (912) 262-3095

David Lewis - AD
Debbie Graham
 

Carrollton
University of West Georgia SBDC

(678) 839-5082
Fax: (678) 839-5083

Todd Anduze -AD
Jane Smith

Columbus
The University of Georgia SBDC

(706) 569-2651
Fax: (706) 569-2657

Mark Lupo - AD
Todd Carlisle
Deborah Free


Dekalb
The University of Georgia SBDC

(770) 414-3110
Fax: (770) 414-3109
           
Sharon Macaluso - AD
Bob Thiele
Lloyd Atkins
John Ernst
Barbara Johnson

Gainesville
The University of Georgia SBDC

(770) 531-5681
Fax: (770) 531-5684

Ron Simmons - AD
Randy Donaldson

Gwinnett
The University of Georgia SBDC

(678) 985-6820
Fax: (678) 985-6819

Robert Andoh - AD
Darrel Hulsey
Helen Sutherland

International Trade Center (Gwinnett)
Rick Martin - ITC Director
Bob Erwin
Dimitris Kloussiadis
Charles Boyanton

Kennesaw
Kennesaw State University SBDC
 
(770) 423-6450
Fax: (770) 423-6564

Drew Tonsmeire - AD
Andy Fried
Antonio Barrios
Katie White

Macon
The University of Georgia SBDC

(478) 757-3609
Fax: (478) 471-0637

Josh Walton - AD
Lisa Perry
Suzanne Malloy

Morrow
Clayton State University SBDC

(678) 466-5100
Fax: (678) 466-5109

Alisa Kirk - AD
Heather Chaney

Rome /Dalton
The University of Georgia SBDC
 
(706) 272-2700
Fax: (706) 272-2701

Kyle Hensel - AD
Jerry Sims
Matt Pearce
Sarah Tuck

Savannah
The University of Georgia SBDC

(912) 651-3200
Fax: (912) 651-3209

Connie Edwards
Liz Overstreet

Statesboro
Georgia Southern University SBDC

(912) 478-7232
Fax: (912) 478-0648

Jason Anderson -AD
Roxanne Nobles

Valdosta
Valdosta State University SBDC

(229) 245-3738
Fax: (229) 245-3741

Ruby Riesinger - AD
Marty LeFiles


State Office:

State Director's Office
(706) 542-2762
Fax: (706) 542-7935

Allan Adams - State Director
Eric Bonaparte - ASD for Targeted Programs 
Beth Melnik - ASD for Organizational Effectiveness & Marketing
Teresa Williams - Director of Information Technology
Cem Oruc - Director of Commercialization Assistance
Suzanne Barnett - District Director
Lydia Jones - District Director
Bill Boone - Entrepreneur Outreach Specialist
Paul Kreager - Entrepreneur Development
Sharon Edwards - Administrative Specialist
Melody Banks - Administrative Associate

 Program Development
(706) 542-6811
Fax: (706) 542-6803

John Maynard - Director of Program Development
Jeff Sanford - Director of Entrepreneurial Studies


Minority Business Development
(706) 542-6791
Fax: (706) 542-6803

Eric Bonaparte - ASD
Lloyd Atkins
Suzette Lay-Heard

Applied Research
(706) 542-6804
Fax: (706) 542-6803

Gwen Hanks - Director
Houston Harker

Information Technology
(706) 542-6774
Fax: (706) 542-6803

Richard Lanard - IT Manager
Mike Parrish
Guillermo Londono

State Office Support Staff

Sara Karlsson - Business Office
Penny Johnson - Business Office
           

ASD - Assistant State Director
AD - Area Director
ITC - International Trade Center

Nut

"We knew all we needed to know as domestic distributors, but we had no direct knowledge of the foreign customer," says Nut Tree Pecan’s Francis "Putt" Wetherbee, who attended the Georgia SBDC’s ExportGA class and found "it was a great experience."

- Francis "Putt" Wetherbee, president

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