SBDC has Two Certified Business Development Advisors
Champaign,IL– Greg Gonda and Chirag Shah with the Small Business Development Center at Champaign County Economic Development Corporation have been certified as Business Development Advisors by the Illinois Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Association. They met the requirements as specified by the private/public partnership of the Illinois Entrepreneurship Network and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and were awarded the certification at the annual IESBGA Conference.
Mr. Gonda is the Director of the SBDC and Mr. Shah is the Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Specialist. The SBDC at Champaign County EDC offers no-fee counseling for existing and startup businesses. It is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.