Rep. Thomas Marino

Counties Served: Bradford • Juniata • Lackawanna • Lycoming • Mifflin • Monroe • Northumberland • Perry • Pike • Synder • Sullivan • Susquehanna • Tioga • Union •  Wayne

January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016

The Pennsylvania SBDCs depend on continued federal and state funding to offer its services to constituents of the 10th districtIndependent research finds that Pennsylvania SBDC clients generate $6.56 in tax revenue for every $1 of federal funding the SBDC receives. Below are the most recent results for the 10th district.

RESULTS:

Entrepreneurs Consulted 864
Women- and Jointly-Owned 70%
Veterans 6%
Minorities 7%
Total Consulting Hours Provided 10,520
Businesses Started 115
Jobs Saved 647
Jobs Created 323
Client-Obtained Financing $18,273,767
Assets Preserved $3,009,090

To learn more about how this data is collected, visit the Pennsylvania SBDC’s data integrity process webpage.

NATIONAL IMPACT

The Pennsylvania SBDC is an accredited member of America’s Small Business Development Center Network. Hosted by leading universities, colleges and state economic development agencies, and funded in part through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, approximately 1,000 service centers are available nationwide to provide no-cost business consulting and low-cost training.   

Every federal dollar invested in SBDCs in 2013-14 created $2.31 in federal revenue and $3.17 in state revenue.  Additional information on America’s SBDC can be found below:

DISTRICT PROFILE:

County Population # of Small Businesses % Small Businesses
Bradford 62,622 5,168 99.9
Juniata 24,636 2,239 99.96
Lackawanna 214,437 16,714 99.89
Lycoming 116,111 9,367 99.96
Mifflin 46,682 3,598 99.94
Monroe 169,842 13,499 99.94
Northumberland 94,528 6,070 99.95
Perry 45,969 3,638 99.97
Pike 57,369 4,685 99.98
Snyder 39,702 3,528 99.94
Sullivan 6,428 665 100
Susquehanna 43,356 4,243 100
Tioga 41,981 3,517 100
Union 44,947 3,585 99.94
Wayne 52,822 5,130 99.98
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STATEWIDE PRESENCE

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses.  The SBDC program is a public/private partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and 18 universities and colleges across the Commonwealth.

District Contacts

Pennsylvania SBDC Network

State Director
(215) 898-1219

Bucknell University SBDC

Director
(570) 577-1249

Lock Haven University SBDC

Director
(570) 484-2589

Penn State SBDC
Heather Fennessey
Director
(814) 863-4293

University of Scranton
Lisa Hall-Zielinski
Director
(570) 941-7588

Wilkes University SBDC
Dorothy Lane
Director
(570) 408-4340

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