Scott Taber

Published on December 16, 2019

State Lead Center – Grand Valley State University
1083 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tabers@gvsu.edu / 616-331-7375

Scott is a cyber-security professional passionate about raising awareness of every day cyber threats and trends.

Prior to joining the Michigan SBDC, Scott served as an IT Security Analyst at Ferris State University for 3 years. As an IT Security Analyst, he managed full disk encryption, mobile device management, Office365 security policies, and provided security awareness training through multiple platforms. He has assisted with incident response, vulnerability and risk assessments, data loss prevention, and data security access.

Scott graduated from Ferris State University in 2012 with a degree in Information Security and Intelligence and obtained a program certificate in Geographic Information Systems. He also received a degree in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University in 2009.

 

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J.D. Collins

Published on December 16, 2019

MI-SBDC Lead Center – Grand Valley State University
1020 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6424

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Matti Sullivan

Published on December 16, 2019

MI-SBDC State Headquarters – Grand Valley State University
1020 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6424
(616) 331-7481 / sullivma@gvsu.edu

Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Audit, Grants Accounting/Compliance

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Ian Rogers

Published on December 16, 2019

State Lead Center – Grand Valley State University
1020 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 331-7262 / rogersia@gvsu.edu

Areas of Expertise: Tech Training, Systems Implementation, Systems Management

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Joshua Marko

Published on December 16, 2019

MI-SBDC State Lead Center – Grand Valley State University
1019 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6424
(616) 331-7373 | markojos@gvsu.edu

Josh has a decade of experience planning and leading projects that consistently surpass stakeholder expectations in fields that include motorsports, higher education, business support services and non-profit development. This includes improvement projects in functional areas such as marketing, technology, operations, finance, staff development and company culture. Josh also has worked extensively with event-based projects and has experience planning hundreds of events ranging from award galas to music-and-motorsports festivals. Josh joined the Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in 2017 as Special Projects Coordinator.

Josh received his bachelor’s degree in history and Spanish from Aquinas College in 2010 and completed his MBA in 2017. He is scheduled to complete Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam in June. Josh is also heavily involved in community service. He has volunteered since 2009 to support the planning of the American Model United Nations International Conference, currently serves as the President of the Aquinas College Alumni Leadership Council, and led the endowment of a scholarship in the name of his undergraduate mentor. Most importantly, Josh enjoys the lifelong project of raising his daughter Lily.

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Sienna Mavima

Published on December 16, 2019

MI-SBDC State Lead Center – Grand Valley State University
1032 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6424
(616) 331-7483 / mavimasi@gvsu.edu

Areas of Expertise: Performance Improvement, Change Management, and Facilitation

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Hanna Burmeister

Published on December 16, 2019

MI-SBDC State Lead Center – Grand Valley State University
1022 L. William Seidman Center | 50 Front Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6424
(616) 331-7489 | burmeish@gvsu.edu

Areas of Expertise: Digital Marketing, Branding, Search Engine Optimization

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