Antonio Barrios serves as a Business Consultant for the UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kennesaw State University. Antonio has over twenty years of professional experience in several areas including finance, access to capital, and management. He used to work as a Commercial Lender for Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs a CDFI and as SBA/Commercial Loan Officer for a community bank in Atlanta. Mr. Barrios also developed expertise as an economic and financial analyst working for The Central Bank of Venezuela in the areas of financial planning and economic analysis. Antonio has a BS in Economics from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Kennesaw State University. Recognitions: 2017 America’s SBDC State Star, 2016 UGA SBDC Consultant of The Year, 2012, 2013, and 2016 Flewellen Award for Consulting Excellence.