DeKalb Office


The UGA SBDC in DeKalb is located just off I-285 near Northlake Mall in suburban DeKalb County.


(770) 414-3110


2296 Henderson Mill Rd
Suite 404-B
Atlanta, GA 30341

Parking is free and our office is on the 4th floor.


Services and Resources

In addition to educational training programs, we provide confidential, no-cost, one-on-one consulting (by appointment only) to owners of for-profit businesses in Georgia. To schedule an appointment, email

If you are starting a new business, before seeing a consultant we require a rough draft of your business plan or for you to attend one of our Starting A Business classes.

If you don’t have a business plan yet, we recommend attending one of our How to Write a Dynamic Business Plan classes or downloading and filling out the workbooks below.”

We understand that you won’t have all the answers right now, just get everything you know about your new business out of your head and onto paper. We can help you fill in the missing pieces. After you have a draft of your business plan, please email about scheduling an appointment with a consultant in our office.

Upcoming Training

Create an Instagram Ad that Works
Marketing (Online)
March 04
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Building Revenue Potential with Email Marketing
Marketing (Online)
March 11
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
StartSmart DeKalb
Planning a Business (Online)
March 29 | March 31 | April 05 | April 07 | April 12 | April 14 | April 19 | April 21
05:30 PM to 08:00 PM


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Consultants and Staff

Ruby Riesinger

Area Director

Mark Collier

Mark Collier

Business Consultant

Stephen Newton, UGA SBDC in DeKalb

Stephen Newton

Business Consultant