The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our services can assist you in your business needs throughout the business development process including concept, startup and growth. Our statewide network of business coaches will partner with you to help move your business to the next level.

Debra Martin


Steve Johnson

Deputy Director

Liz Coffman

Administrative Secretary

Neeley Shaw

CARES Act Program Assistant – Training

Emily Wrenn

CARES Act Program Assistant – Consulting

Beth Fish

Business Navigator

Luke Campbell

CARES Business Recovery Program specialist

Business Coaches

Mary Hott

In-Tech Coordinator

Northern Region

Donna Schramm

Regional Coordinator

Sharon Stratton

Business Coach

Frank Goldsborough

Business Coach

Todd Crump

Business Coach

Marsa Myers

Business Coach

Eastern Region

Shannon Mitchell

Regional Coordinator

Michael Boyd

Business Coach

Robert "Buc" Hammer

Business Coach

Susie Higgins

Business Coach

Heidi Prior

Business Coach

Southern Region

Doug Spaulding

Regional Coordinator

Will Miller

Business Coach

Doug Harper

Business Coach

Harold Patterson

Business Coach

Tyler Brandstetter

FASTER WV Business Launch Specialist