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Important Information

As a valued client of the SBDC at Rhodes State College and an important business in Ohio, your continuation is very important to us.

Our offices are currently closed to on-site clients, but we continue to work remotely through e-mail, online meeting platforms, text and telephone. Please feel free to contact your dedicated advisor with any questions or concerns we can assist you with.

We will do our best to help you with your issues as they arise due to COVID 19. We will try to keep you apprised of information as quickly as it become available to us. 

Location

The Ohio District 3 Small Business Development Center is located in the JJC building on the campus of Rhodes State College.

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Success Stories

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Services

The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Rhodes State College (SBDC) is a front-line, immediate response, high-impact program designed to facilitate small business growth, job creation, and access to capital.

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Tools & Resources

Links to tools and resources for small business owners along with answers to commonly asked questions.

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Meet Our Team

Kathy Keller

Director, CBA
Keller.K@RhodesState.edu
(419) 995-8184

Craig Brown

Business Advisor, CBA
Brown.C@RhodesState.edu
419-995-8172

Dan Sheaffer

Business Consultant
dsheaffer@FindlayHancockED.com
567.429.7079

Todd Fleagle

Business Consultant
Fleagle.T@RhodesState.edu
419-305-1490

Courtney Hastings

Business Specialist
Hastings.C@RhodesState.edu
419-995-8032

In The News

Last week, Governor DeWine visited Sign Solutions, a Lima small business, who received a SBA grant with help from the Rhodes State College SBDC. The Small Business Relief Grants provided by the State of Ohio have been a commitment to assisting the majority of the economy in Ohio. These grants have been instrumental in maintaining many of our small businesses through the pandemic and recovery process to continue to stay open for business. Attached are a few photos. Congrats! 

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Affiliations

The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Rhodes State College is affiliated with the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), the Ohio Development Services Agency, and the Rhodes State College Workforce Development and Innovation/Continuing Education.

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Disclaimer

The Small Business Development Center of Ohio (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Courtney Hastings, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima, Ohio 45804, (419) 995-8032.