SBTDC at Western Carolina University

Our team of experienced professionals is here to help your small and mid-size business:

  • Make better, more informed decisions
  • Access sources of capital and financing
  • Evaluate and improve your financial performance
  • Explore new market opportunities
  • Improve leadership skills and employee performance

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SBTDC in Cullowhee

We serve the counties of Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon and Swain.


“Over the last couple of years, we have had help with not just PPP loans and grants and things like that, but also deep-dive financial analysis where we can be more profitable or save some money to help us through the challenging times of the last couple of years.”

Andy Gibbon, Dynamite Roasting Co.

Our Team

Elena Gupta

Center Director

Bob Rogers

Business Counselor

Douglas Story

Business Counselor

Georges Neuenschwander

International Business Counselor

Jordan Stordahl

Business Launch Specialist

Justin Dues

Technology Counselor

Leigh Bost

Business Counselor

Pam Racer

Government Contracting Counselor