Atlanta Office

Contacts

Address:
75 Piedmont Ave, NE, Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Contact:
Phone: (404) 413-7830
Fax: (404) 413-7832

 

 

DIRECTIONS | NEWSLETTER

Georgia State University SBDC

Consultants & Staff

Anna Brumby

Anna Brumby

Consultant

Anna has over 15 years’ experience as an influential business leader with a history of designing and executing successful marketing, branding and business development strategies domestically and internationally. As a consultant for the UGA SBDC at GSU, she applies her extensive knowledge from her work with Fortune 500 companies and owning and running a small family business.

Her areas of expertise include building business growth strategies, designing marketing strategies, competitive intelligence analysis, product development, go-to-market sales strategies and brand design. Recognized as an advocate for small business owners, Anna has conducted a number of live television interviews on stations including Fox Business News, 11-Alive and WSB Atlanta.


Education

  • B.S. in Political Science and Accounting, Presbyterian College
  • MBA, University of Georgia

Contact

Phone: (404) 413-7830

Email: abrumby@georgiasbdc.org

No image available

Telisha Farrow Jackson

Program Coordinator

Contact

Phone: (404) 413-7830

Email: atlanta@georgiasbdc.org

Thomas "Tommy" Heaton, UGA Small Business Development Center

Thomas Heaton

Consultant

Tommy has financial industry experience that includes leadership roles in portfolio management, commercial lending, process management, and real estate acquisition. His expertise includes loan proposal and business plan preparation, sales strategy, and service delivery. He is also a frequent public speaker and educator.


Education 

  • MBA, Georgia State University
  • BA, University of Georgia (History)

Experience 

  • Piedmont Bank (Commercial Loan Officer)
  • North American Mission Board (Regional Finance Coordinator)
  • BB&T (Business Banker)

Contact

Phone: (404) 413-7830

Paul Wilson, Jr. - UGA Small Business Development Center

Paul Wilson, Jr.

Area Director

Paul has extensive industry experience that spans leadership roles in supply chain management, procurement, marketing, supplier diversity, and small business development. His expertise includes strategic analysis, operational planning, leadership development, contract writing, video marketing, video production, training and curriculum development. Having worked with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and educational institutions, Paul brings a diverse wealth of knowledge, perspective, and skills to the small business community.


Education

  • BBA, Supply Management, University of San Diego
  • MS, Organizational Management, Capella University

Contact

Phone: (404) 413-7830

Our Blog

Remembering Former UGA Business Dean and National Legacy
26 Mar 12:13 pm

Former University of Georgia business dean, William C. Flewellen, Jr., 100 years-of-age, passed away Tuesday, March 12,...

SBDC GrowSMART in Atlanta | May 2019
14 Feb 03:42 pm

Targeted Marketing Campaign Leads Atlanta Video Marketer to New Heights
31 May 09:32 am

Creative Internet Authority is more than a name for Montina Portis’s Roswell-based video marketing business. Establishing one’s...

2018 Flewellen Award Winners
9 May 05:24 pm

Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to...

Strategic Planning Tools for Sustainable Success | April 10th |
7 Mar 10:15 am

 “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.”  It’s no wonder why many small businesses...

Why Small is Great
28 Feb 04:57 pm

Entrepreneurial ventures provide hundreds of thousands of jobs in Georgia for both business owners and employees. Small...

Best Franchise Opportunities for 2018
5 Feb 03:03 pm

Did you know there are nearly 4,000 franchise opportunities available in North America spanning over 90 industries?...

Facebook Zero is Coming!
26 Jan 10:12 am

Mark Zuckerberg’s goal with Facebook has always been to bring people together. Over the years though, Facebook...

Campaign Approach to Marketing Feeds Sales at Atlanta Pizzeria
5 Sep 11:42 am

Slice Pizzeria, tucked away on Poplar Street in downtown Atlanta, celebrated its tenth anniversary in November 2016....

40 Years of Small Business Development Center at UGA
28 Aug 11:04 am

Who would have thought that an idea in 1975, promoted by William C. Flewellen, Jr., former Dean...