The Nevada Small Business Development Center (NSBDC) has named Winnie Dowling as its new director.
Dowling served as deputy director of the Nevada SBDC for more than 20 years. She holds an MBA and BA in Computer Information Systems and previously owned a computer consulting and training business. She has experience in program and project management and supporting a sustainable and meaningful workplace culture.
“Winnie has excellent experience and understanding of NSBDC’s statewide program and commitment to supporting small businesses statewide,” said Gregory Mosier, dean of the College of Business at the University of Nevada.
“The selection of Winnie Dowling as Nevada SBDC State Director is a true blessing for our small businesses, the entire SBDC network and the development of the Nevada economy as a whole,” said Shaundel Newsome, founder of Semnu Marketing, Las Vegas and Nevada SBDC Consulting. Board member.
The Nevada SBDC was established in 1985 and provides a variety of technical assistance to Nevada businesses through a statewide network. This economic and community partnership is a national network of more than 1,000 centers, supported by the US Small Business Association and Nevada universities, colleges and local partners.
Nevada’s SBCC consultants advise and assist businesses long-term, and facilitate mutually beneficial relationships for businesses. SBDC advisors also support, advocate and assist with planning and operational decisions, so small businesses have a support group. In the year By 2021, the Nevada SBDC has provided intensive assistance to 3,430 Nevada entrepreneurs/clients supporting 9,225 jobs, created 145 new businesses and received over $68 million in capital.
“I am excited for this opportunity to lead the Nevada SBDC and its special programs as state director,” said Dowling. “I will be joining an experienced and talented regional team that delivers quality service backed by economic results. I look forward to facilitating this continued pattern of excellence, which includes responding to the needs of small businesses and developing new and innovative services in Nevada.”