SBTDC at East 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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Your Local SBTDC

We serve the counties of Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson.


“One of the things that I love is that I can just call [the SBTDC] anytime or shoot an email and say hey, I have this idea, what are your thoughts? Or, hey I need help in this particular situation, can you walk through it with me?”

Cindy Taylor, Carolina Therapy Connection

Our Team

Robert Bower

Center Director

Ginny Vaca

International Business Counselor

Indigo Metellus

Business Counselor

Rachel Bridgers

Business Counselor

Ramya Vijapurapu

Technology Counselor

Shareen Berkowitz

Business Counselor

Steven Jacobs

Business Counselor

Tyler Lumley

Business Launch Specialist