Our Team

Since 1984, the SBTDC has served North Carolina business owners and entrepreneurs. The Raleigh office professional staff who combine real-life business experience with industry experience, education and advanced training. Many of our counselors have been business owners or have held executive positions.

Your Business Advisors


Alex Viva
Alex Viva
Center Director
Mike Carnes
Mike Carnes

Ginny Vaca
International Business
Development Counselor

Katrece Boyd
General Business Counselor

Joel Guge
PTAC Advisor

Katie Champagne
General Business Counselor

Adriana Lanzas
Business Counselor

Jacqui Roth
Business Recovery and Resiliency Counselor


Statewide Programs & Services