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WV SBDC deputy director, coaches, earn Certified Business Advisor certificates

Graduate-level program confirms business coaching skills and knowledge CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three members of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) have added new credentials to their professional training. WV SBDC Deputy Director Steve Johnson, Business Coach Donna Schramm and Business Coach Marsa Myers recently received Cert...
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Bright Futures Learning Services recognized as U.S. SBA Woman-Owned Small Business of the year

Winfield business hosts U.S. SBA leaders in recognition of April Autism Awareness Month CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Bright Futures Learning Services hosted several executives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in Winfield today. SBA Regional Administrator, Michelle Christian, visited the Bright Futures facility to raise awareness of Autism ...
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Steve Johnson selected as deputy state director of West Virginia Small Business Development Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Steve Johnson has been named deputy state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC). The WV SBDC operates a network of business coaches located throughout the state. The coaches assist small businesses at all stages of development, from startup to expansion. WV SBDC business coaches have professi...
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Debra Martin named state director of West Virginia Small Business Development Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Debra Martin has been named state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC). The WV SBDC is a network of business coaches located throughout the state to assist small businesses at all stages of development, from startup to growth. WV SBDC is an accredited partner program with the U.S. Small Busin...
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WV SBDC partners with Patriot Guardens for two-part small business training sessions in Nicholas County, Jan. 10

No fee for business fundamentals event sponsored by RDFC SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — For the first time, the West Virginia Small Business Development Center is teaming with the West Virginia National Guard’s Patriot Guardens initiative to offer free business fundamentals training in two sessions. The two-part workshop will be held at the New River Commun...
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