RALEIGH, NC – The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is pleased to announce Bion Schulken’s recent recognition as one of the nation’s brightest stars at the ASBDC Annual Conference in San Diego on Tuesday, September 6, 2011.
Schulken, Senior Director of Field Operations, was named the North Carolina State Star, based on his outstanding performance at the North Carolina SBTDC and his countless efforts to assist NC’s business community to make an impact on the economy including job creation and retention, business growth, sales increases and capital formation.
He joined the SBTDC in 2003 bringing several years of manufacturing, technology and project management skills to the organization. Schulken has moved up the ranks of the SBTDC first starting as a Manufacturing and Technology Development Counselor, next as Assistant Director of Strategy and Organization Development, and now to his current position as Director of Field Operations.
The SBTDC is a business advisory program of the University of North Carolina System administered statewide by NC State University and operated in partnership with the US Small Business Administration. For more information about the SBTDC, visit www.sbtdc.org or call 1-800-258-0862.