Peter Williams is UGA SBDC “Consultant of the Year” | 2019 Awards

Peter Williams is UGA SBDC “Consultant of the Year” | 2019 Awards

  • Posted by Macy Thomas
  • On November 30, 2020
Peter Williams, business consultant in the UGA SBDC in Macon office, received the SBDC’s “2019 Consultant of the Year Award” during our digital award ceremony this spring, after being nominated by a group of his peers.         The Consultant of the Year Award (COY) is given to a business consultant based on […]
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PPP Forgiveness Guidance Webinar | Dec. 3, 2020

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On October 30, 2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury recently rolled out policy updates to the Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application. Do you need some clarity around loan forgiveness? Attend this informative webinar! We will cover: What changes have been made to the PPP Forgiveness Process and where does it currently stand? When CAN you […]
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Performance Trucking in Lawrenceville, GA

  • Posted by Breeanna McBee
  • On October 28, 2020
Working Behind the Scenes to Keep Shelves Stocked   There’s a reason your favorite grocery store remained stocked during the pandemic – logistics companies like Performance Trucking, Inc. worked around the clock to deliver food and essential products to supermarket chains across the United States.   Performance Trucking, headquartered in Lawrenceville, GA, utilized its current […]
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Burt’s Pumpkin Farm in Dawsonville, GA

  • Posted by Breeanna McBee
  • On October 27, 2020
North Georgia farm has success with strawberries and pumpkins despite pandemic, thanks to UGA Johnny and Kathy Burt’s first year farming strawberries was nearly a disaster.   COVID -19 hit just two weeks before the berries ripened and their first spring strawberry festival was to begin.   “That wasn’t possible. We were on pins and […]
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DIESELGRID in Forest Park, GA

  • Posted by Breeanna McBee
  • On October 21, 2020
Deep Market Knowledge and Operational Flexibility Lead Freight Carrier Through the Pandemic   Justin Hughes left trucking and moved into real estate in 2007, just before the Great Recession. Two years later, back into trucking, he founded the freight carrier DIESELGRID in Forest Park, and grew.   He contacted the University of Georgia Small Business […]
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2020 Women Of Business 2020: Going The Distance

  • Posted by Trudy Lawrence
  • On October 6, 2020
October 22, 2020. The UGA SBDC and Macon Magazine have partnered to present the first-ever Women of Business conference. This daylong virtual event, designed for the local business community, is packed with pro-tips, small business resources and personal, professional experiences.
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