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Lead Center Team

J.D. Collins

J.D. Collins

State Director

State Director 616-331-7371 colljaso@gvsu.edu As State Director of the Michigan SBDC, J.D. Collins leads the…

Martha Moore

Finance Manager

616-331-7481 moorema@gvsu.edu Martha is responsible for the financial operations of the Michigan SBDC including the…

Hollie Blagg

Associate State Director

Associate State Director blaggho@gvsu.edu Hollie Blagg joined the SBDC as our Associate State Director. Over…

Sienna Mavima

Assistant State Director

616-331-7483 mavimasi@gvsu.edu Sienna is responsible for data and information management of the SBDC network and…

Hanna Burmeister Michigan SBDC

Hanna Burmeister

Marketing Director

Marketing Director Office Phone: 616-331-7489 Cell Phone: 616-430-7551 burmeish@gvsu.edu Hanna is a marketing and communications…

Ian Rogers - Training Manager

Ian Rogers

Training Manager

Office Phone: 616-331-7262 rogersia@gvsu.edu As the training manager for the Michigan SBDC Lead Center, Ian…

Josh Marko SBDC

Joshua Marko

Special Projects Coordinator

Special Projects Coordinator markojos@gvsu.edu Josh has a decade of experience planning and leading projects that…

Nora Vollmer Michigan SBDC

Nora Vollmer

Office Assistant 616-331-7378 Vollmel1@gvsu.edu Nora Vollmer is the Office Assistant at the Michigan Small Business…

Jamaal Ewing SBDC

Jamaal Ewing

Economic Inclusion Business Consultant

Economic Inclusion Business Consultant Office Phone: 616-331-7277 Cell Phone: 616-402-1750 ewingri@gvsu.edu Jamaal joins the Michigan…

Kristi Kozubal SBDC

Kristi Kozubal

Business Growth Team Manager

616-402-4721 kozubalk@gvsu.edu Michigan SBDC Business Growth Team Manager Kristi Kozubal has over 15 years of…

Scott Taber SBDC

Scott Taber

Cyber Security Awareness Program Specialist

Cyber Security Awareness Program Specialist Office Phone: 616-331-7375 Cell Phone: 616-401-1057 tabers@gvsu.edu Scott is a…

Phil Tepley Michigan SBDC

Phil Tepley

Director of Technology Commercialization Services

734-347-0204 tepleyp@gvsu.edu Under Phil’s leadership, the Tech Team has grown to a statewide group of…

Alain Piette

Technology Team Manager

248-931-3886 piettea@gvsu.edu Alain brings extensive experience in organizational development, manufacturing, R&D, market development, technology transfer…

Josh Billington

Disaster Response Manager

Integrated Response Manager billijos@gvsu.edu Joshua has had an extensive career in publishing, banking, real estate…

Regional Directors

Laurie Lonsdorf

Regional Director - Capital Region

(517) 483-1921 lonsdorl@lcc.edu Laurie channels her first-hand experience as a former business owner into a…

Beth Roszatycki

Regional Director - Lake Huron Region

Regional Director – Lake Huron Region blroszat@svsu.edu Beth is the Regional Director of the Lake…

Michael Nunneley

Associate Regional Director - Lake Huron Region

Associate Regional Director – Lake Huron Region (989) 329-1336 mwnunnel@svsu.edu Mike grew up in a…

Charlie Penner SBDC

Charlie Penner

Regional Director- Greater Washtenaw Region

734-477-8763 cpenner@wccnet.org Charlie has been the Regional Director of the Michigan Small Business Development Center…

Ron Stevens

Associate Regional Director - Greater Washtenaw Region

Associate Regional Director – Greater Washtenaw Region (734) 477-8762 rostevens@wccnet.edu Ron’s current position with the…

Janis Mueller

Regional Director- I-69 Trade Corridor Region

jmueller1@kettering.edu 810-762-9660 Janis Mueller is serving as the Regional Director for the I-69 Trade Corridor…

Tony Fox SBDC

Tony Fox

Regional Director - Mid Michigan Region

989-317-4623 aefox@midmich.edu Tony Fox serves as Regional Director for the Mid Michigan Region of the…

Annie Olds SBDC

Annie Olds

Regional Director – Northwest Region

231-929-5091 annie.olds@networksnorthwest.org Annie is responsible for leading the Northwest region serving Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet,…

Wendy Thomas SBDC

Wendy Thomas

Regional Director- Southeast Region

313-672-1108 Wthomas1@emich.edu Wendy Thomas is the Regional Director of the Southeast Michigan Region. She has…

Tamara Davis SBDC

Tamara Davis

Regional Director- Southwest Michigan Region

(269) 387-6004 tamara.j.davis@wmich.edu Tamara Davis is the regional director for the Southwest Michigan SBDC. In…

Laura Marohnic SBDC

Laura Marohnic

Regional Director - Upper Peninsula Region

(906) 280-5434 lemarohn@mtu.edu Laura Marohnic, MBA, CGBP is the MI-SBDC Regional Director covering the Upper…

Ed Garner

Regional Director - West Michigan SBDC

(616) 331-7486 garnered@gvsu.edu Ed Garner serves as the Regional Director of the West Michigan SBDC….