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

Victoria Hassett
Victoria Hassett

Management Consultant

Meghan Hillegas
Meghan Hillegas

Management Consultant

Terri Kennelly-Cook
Terri Kennelly-Cook

Operations Manager

Zachery Patton
Zachery Patton

Management Consultant

Michael Wholihan
Michael Wholihan

Associate Director, Small Business Development Center

Christina Wilcox
Christina R. Wilcox

Management Consultant

Headshot of Cassie Fly, SBDC management consultant
Cassie Fly

SBDC Management Consultant

Headshot of Lynne Nincke, SBDC Management Consultant
Lynne Nincke

SBDC Management Consultant

Headshot of Gordon Manker, SBDC Management Consultant
Gordon Manker

SBDC Management Consultant

Headshot of Janice Crile, SBDC Marketing Management Consultant
Janice Crile

SBDC Marketing Management Consultant

Brent Rondon Pitt SBDC International Trade Consultant
Brent Rondon

SBDC Sr. International Trade Management Consultant