Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The University of Pittsburgh’s SBDC, part of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, is a resource for small business owners that provides consulting, workshops, and other specialty business-building support at all stages of the business lifecycle.

Meet the SBDC Team

Ray Vargo
Raymond L. Vargo

Director, Small Business Development Center

Lee Ann Briggs
Lee Ann Briggs

EMAP Consultant

Meghan Hillegas
Meghan Hillegas

Management Consultant

Terri Kennelly-Cook
Terri Kennelly-Cook

SBDC Intake Coordinator & Administrative Supervisor

Zachery Patton
Zachery Patton

Management Consultant

Michael Wholihan
Michael Wholihan

Director, Supply Chain Consulting

Headshot of Lynne Nincke, SBDC Management Consultant
Lynne Nincke

Manager, Emerging Enterprises Program

Brent Rondon Pitt SBDC International Trade Consultant
Brent Rondon

SBDC Sr. International Trade Management Consultant

Jonny Gamble, Pitt SBDC Management Consultant
Jonny Gamble

Management Consultant