The University of Wisconsin System‘s Institute for Business and Entrepreneurship and the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce (WVCC) announce their partnership to support and empower the Veteran and Military Community’s entrepreneurial endeavors.
America’s SBDC honors 3 in Wisconsin with ’40 Under 40′ awards
Three outstanding Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network young professionals have earned national awards for their leadership in helping small businesses start and grow.
Juedes named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2022 ‘State Star’
Harlie Juedes, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Eau Claire, was chosen by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2022 State Star.
Gatterman named center director for SBDC at UW-Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT — A community-minded entrepreneur who created his own outdoor recreational rental company has been hired to lead the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point.
Roughen-Schmidt joins Southwest Wisconsin SBDC as small business consultant
The Wisconsin Small Development Center (SBDC) Network has hired an experienced small business champion as its newest consultant for Southwest Wisconsin Nora Roughen-Schmidt most recently worked as the executive director of StartingBlock Madison.
Rock County makes significant commitment to small business assistance
The Wisconsin Small Business Development (SBDC) Network will help an estimated 500 small businesses restart and grow in Rock County, thanks to a five-year commitment.
Meschke named in new role as economic development outreach manager
Melissa Meschke, center director at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point, has been named the Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship’s economic development outreach manager.
Food Finance Institute founder Tera Johnson hands over leadership to Sarah Larson
MADISON – Tera Johnson, who founded the Food Finance Institute (FFI) in 2014 to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available for every growing food, value-added agriculture and food systems enterprise, is leaving her position. Sarah Larson, FFI’s program manager, will take over as interim director starting Sept. 1.
Mitchell named Wisconsin SBDC Network’s 2021 ‘State Star’
Cheryl V. Mitchell, director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Milwaukee, was honored posthumously by her peers as the Wisconsin network’s 2021 State Star.
Consultant joins Food Finance Institute to help farmers
Andy Larson, whose personal and professional life has revolved around agriculture, has joined the Food Finance Institute (FFI) as a farm outreach specialist.