Illinois SBDC at the Joseph Center®

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at The Joseph Center® provides entrepreneur development assistance, access to industry market research, access to capital, industry growth tools, and innovation support.

We provide individualized advising sessions that ensure your specific needs are met. Our team of advisors provide their expert knowledge and experience, at no-cost, to all of our clients.

Services Include:

  • No-cost, one-on-one business advising

  • Business plan development assistance

  • Market and industry research

  • Assistance with accessing business financing options

  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Access to business education and training opportunities
  • Specialized services in technology, innovation and entrepreneurial development

How We Help You

Melissa Duff-Brown

Director, IL SBDC at The Joseph Center®

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Andy Pham

Business Advisor, IL SBDC at The Joseph Center®

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Brittney Manning

Program Coordinator, IL SBDC-PTAC-ITC

at The Joseph Center®

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Looking for training?

Our center offers a variety of coursework that is designed to increase your business acumen and set you on the path for success. With instructor led webinars and workshops, as well as on-demand courses, our training options are designed to provide knowledge that is pertinent to business growth and sustainability.

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