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

Morrow

For me, it was not only beneficial, but vital to develop this relationship with Erica and the SBDC. I won’t go through this process again without her help in making sure I have everything in line.

- Leela Barney, owner

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