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
Center Director


Katrece Boyd
General Business Counselor


Adriana Lanzas
Business Counselor


Ginny Vaca
International Business Development Counselor


Joel Guge
GCAP Advisor


Gene Holland
Business Resiliency Counselor

Statewide Programs & Services