ABOUT SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY SBDC

Helping businesses start, grow, and prosper.

WHO WE ARE

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Shippensburg University provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training to small business owners and potential entrepreneurs in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York counties. We help entrepreneurs make sound decisions for the successful operation of their business. Our consulting services are offered at no-charge and your information is always confidential.

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* Due to increased demand, we are scheduling appointments via zoom or by phone within a few weeks of receiving your request. Thank you for your patience so we can better serve all of our clients.


OUR MISSION

Empower aspiring and existing small business owners with the knowledge, resources, consulting, and mentoring they need to start, grow, and prosper.

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No-Cost and Low-Cost Business Training

Expand your expertise through our no-cost and low-cost educational training.

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Shippensburg University SBDC Team

Headshot of Robin Burtner, Center Director of Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center

Robin Burtner


Director

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Georgina Cranston

Georgina Cranston

Business Consultation

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Headshot of Charles Haney, EMAP Consultant for Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center

Charles J. Haney

EMAP Consultant

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Headshot of Jen Horning, Business Consultant for Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center

Jen Horning

Business Consultant

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Headshot of Bruce Krell, Business Consultant for Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center

Bruce Krell

Business Consultant

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Kate Neiderer

Kate Neiderer

Center Operations, Educational Programs, Budget Coordinator, Lender Relations Specialist

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FUNDING PARTNERS

SBDC is a public-private partnership that leverages the resources of government, higher education, and the business community to facilitate the growth of Pennsylvania’s small firms. Funding support and resources are provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Department of Community & Economic Development, the 15 participating colleges and universities, local economic and community development organizations, the financial and professional communities, and the Defense Logistics Agency among others. The Shippensburg University SBDC is sponsored by Shippensburg University and is an accredited member of the America’s SBDC.