The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC), in association with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brock Waterman to Senior Business Consultant for Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland counties.
STEVENS POINT -- Melissa Meschke has been named Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point, taking over for Mary Wescott, to lead regional efforts in the nation’s largest business assistance network.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Wisconsin business owners have received exclusive invitations to the White House for an Aug. 1 roundtable on small business.
Kristina Pence-Dunow of Hometown Trolley, a third-generation family business in Crandon, and Jeff Dykes of Northern Star Fire, an Eau Claire startup and 2017 winner of the Governor’s Business Plan contest, will participate in a discussion on “American Small Business – The Engine of the American Dream.”
MADISON – An Eau Claire fire captain who invented an eight-directional compass to save firefighters who become disoriented in a blaze has won the 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
Jeff Dykes of Northern Star Fire LLC, a client of the Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire, learned June 7 at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference that he earned top honors from among 172 entries for 2017.