Matt Lastinger

  • Posted by Meredith Reeves
  • On July 3, 2019
Matt began his career working with Deere and Company in sales and operations management. He consults with numerous medical practices around the state on topics such as finance, accounting, marketing and leadership.   Matt also serves as a preceptor for the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy’s Entrepreneurship Rotation. He is also co-faculty for the College of Pharmacy's Entrepreneurship for Pharmacists and Beyond Dispensing classes. Additionally, Matt assists in MP2’s veterinary education efforts.

Education

  • MBA (Finance), University of Georgia
  • BS (Agriculture), University of Georgia
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Michael Myers

  • Posted by Meredith Reeves
  • On July 3, 2019
Michael Myers Michael Myers joined the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Athens in 2015. Before joining the SBDC, Michael was a C-Level executive in the retail  industry for 23 years and has owned his own contract consulting firm. Michael has extensive knowledge in the area of franchising, as both a franchisor and franchisee. A native of Kansas City, Mo., Michael and his wife Debbie own and operate a small franchised business in the Athens Area.    

Education

  • BSBA (Financial Management), University of Northern Colorado
  • MBA, University of Phoenix

Experience

  •  Luxottica – Sears Optical North America (Vice President of Operations)
  •  Solantic Urgent Care (Vice President Operations)
  •  Back Yard Burgers, Inc. (President and COO)

Accomplishments

  • Food Management Professional certificate from the National Restaurant Association
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