Staff

  • Daniel McCoy

    Consultant

    Bio coming soon!

  • Valerie Cote

    Consultant
    Valerie Cote Small Business Development Center

    Prior to joining the Small Business Development Center, Valerie worked in the areas of accounting and operations. Her experience ranges from working in a large manufacturing environment to working with small local companies. She brings to the SBDC knowledge financial aspects important to small businesses including cost accounting, financial analysis, cash flow management, and financial […]

  • Molly Knight

    Program Coordinator
    Molly Knight Small Business Development Center

    Molly came onboard as the UGA SBDC Gainesville Program Coordinator in May 2017. Molly is originally from Augusta, Georgia where she participated in Youth Leadership Columbia County. Seeing the integral role the Chamber of Commerce played in her community as well as being employed by small businesses provided her with insight to the value of […]

  • Dan Regelski

    Consultant
    Dan Regelski

    Bio coming soon!

  • Thomas Heaton

    Consultant

    Bio coming soon!

  • Paul Wilson, Jr.

    Consultant
    Paul Wilson, Consultant, UGA SBDC

    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 […]

  • Emily Ambrose

    Program Coordinator
    Emily Ambrose

    Emily serves as the Program Coordinator for the UGA SBDC in Rome. She has a background in event planning and public speaking, having hosted events for up to 800 attendees and 30 staff under her supervision. As a student at Toccoa Falls College, Emily held elected positions, such as Student Government Association President and Vice […]

  • Cole Fannin

    Consultant
    Cole Fannin, UGA SBDC

    Prior to joining the SBDC, Mr. Fannin worked in the areas of sales & marketing, as well as insurance.  During his tenure, he worked for Lorillard Tobacco Company, one of the big three tobacco companies in North America.  During his time there, he worked with small business owners in the C-store arena, assisting with marketing […]

  • Nora Guzman

    Consultant
    Nora Guzman

    Nora serves as a business consultant for the UGA SBDC in Rome. She has a diverse background with extensive experience in management, human resources, manufacturing, quality assurance, and accounting/tax planning. Prior to joining the SBDC, Nora worked for a fortune 500 manufacturing company, an international software/education company, and operated her own consulting firm.  Nora was born in Michoacán, Mexico but moved to North Georgia at age 12. She […]

  • Clare Ursillo

    Program Coordinator
    Clare Ursillo Small Business Development Center

    Clare Ursillo is the Administrative Assistant for the University of Georgia SBDC at Georgia Southern University as well as the first point of contact for visitors to the Georgia Southern City Campus. Prior to joining the SBDC, she held positions in education, hospitality, and administrative support. Education MST, State University of New York at Potsdam, […]