Small Business Development Center

Umpqua SBDC Advisors

Diane Mahoney

Diane MahoneyBachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Widener College (Delaware)

Bachelor of Arts from Glassboro State College (New Jersey)

Associate Degree in Hotel Management

Seventeen years experience owning and operating a business

Current president/CEO of a manufacturing sales corporation

Areas of advising: business plan, day to day business operations, sales/marketing, exporting.

Charlotte Herbert

Charlotte HerbertMasters in Business Administration from University of Oregon

Retired UCC business instructor

Personal experience as business owner

Area of advising: business startup, finance, business plans, book/record keeping

Gale Peterson

Gale PetersonMore than 20 years experience teaching/advising on QuickBooks software

Experience as business owner

Area of advising: QuickBooks software

Sam Gross

Sam GrossBachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Oregon

MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College

Owner of pizzeria in Roseburg

Area of advising: business plans, social media marketing

Robert Hillis

Robert HillisBachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Washington State University

Experience as a business owner and/or manager for construction firm, sportswear company, and self storage business

Past owner of Baskin Robbins franchise

Area of advising: accounting, business plans, manufacturing, retail, franchising, contracting

Greg Henderson

Greg HendersonBachelor of Science in Urban Geography from University of Oregon

Experience in the credit/banking industry since 1971

Area of advising: business plans, financial data analysis, and business loan preparation assistance