Tamara Davis is the regional director for the Southwest Michigan SBDC. In this position she assists start-up and second-stage business ventures in developing feasibility studies, business plan development, accessing capital, strategic planning for exporting, accessing state and federal programs, strategic planning and general business consultation. Services are available to existing business ventures interested in growing their business through strategic planning and/or product diversification. Davis’ SBDC duties also allow her to provide support and advice to the array of business ventures throughout Southwest Michigan—at no cost! The consulting and research services provided through the SBDC are supported through the Small Business Administration and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.