Staff

  • Emily Ambrose

    Emily Ambrose

    Program Coordinator

    Bio coming soon!

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    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 […]

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    Flint Brent

    Area Director
    Flint Brent

    Bio coming soon! Education B.A. in Sociology, Southern Mississippi University. M.S. in Economic Development, Southern Mississippi University. M.B.A., Southern Mississippi University. Ph.D, Southern Mississippi University Experience Extensive experience as an entrepreneur and as the Executive Director of Crockett Economic and Industrial Development Corporation in Crockett, Texas.

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    Nora Guzman

    Consultant

    Bio Coming Soon!

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    Clare Ursillo

    Program Coordinator

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    Bart Njoku-Obi

    Consultant
    Bart Njobi-Obi, UGA SBDC in Athens

    Bart’s expertise spans strategic planning, sales operations, business process improvement, B2B partner ecosystems, and M&A. He’s entrepreneurial-minded with management and project experience at VC-funded technology startups and large enterprises, coupled with public service in regulatory compliance. He’s garnered over 16 years of experience in legal counsel and business risk mitigation. Bart’s worked with several firms […]

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    Stephen Newton

    Consultant
    Stephen Newton, UGA SBDC in DeKalb

    Growing up on a farm in rural south Georgia, I learned early in life the importance of responsibility and hard work. The entrepreneurial spirit is instilled early in those experiences. In High School I learned the hard lessons and risks associated with agricultural business and the importance of managing cash flow through the seasons of […]

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    Al Hermann

    Consultant
    Al Hermann, UGA SBDC in Gainesville

    Al brings to the SBDC over 35 years of business experience with major corporations, small businesses and start-ups. Prior to joining the UGA SBDC in Gainesville office, he was a Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship in the graduate school at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. While in Alaska he started the first angel investment group […]

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    Rob Martin

    Consultant
    Rob Martin, Small Business Development Center

    Rob  Martin is a business consultant in the Albany office.  Previously, he worked for multiple large corporations and brings with him a rich background of leadership experiences ranging from manufacturing, sales and distribution to hospitality, culinary and operations management.  He is recognized as a leader that loves to grow business and people to help them […]

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    Susan White

    Program Coordinator

    Bio coming soon!