Small Business Development & Management Institute

The Small Business Development and Management Institute offers workshops and free consulting services to fuel the establishment and growth of small businesses.

Whether you are considering starting a business for the first time or considering ways to grow your established business, we will connect you with the resources and tools to help your business prosper and grow. How do you get started? It depends on where you are in your entrepreneurial career.

The SUNO Small Business Incubator (SUNO, Inc.) was made possible by a HUD grant, the program serves the local community in successful development of start-up and fledgling companies by providing entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services.  The business incubator’s main goal is to produce successful enterprises that will leave the program financially viable and freestanding. Incubator graduates have the potential to create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods, and strengthen local and national economies.

Beaulieu, Cynthia K. 
Director, Small Business Development & Management Institute 
Small Business Incubator Center, Room 151 

Herman, Corine 
Administrative Secretary 
LCMC 402 

Thomas, Diana 
Business Advisor 



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