N.C. Small Business Center Network.


The N.C. Small Business Center Network, operated through the N.C. Community College System, is the largest state-supported small business assistance program, serving more than 70,000 North Carolinians each year. The 61 centers located at community colleges throughout the state are aligned with the state's eight Prosperity Zones. Potential or current business owners can take advantage of high-quality, readily accessible assistance that includes resource and referral information for a variety of business needs; free confidential one-on-one business counseling services; and high-impact seminars and classes available free of charge or for a minimal registration fee. ncsbc.net State Director: Anne Shaw, SBCN, N.C. Community Colleges, office: 910-938-6319, cell: 910-545-3679, shawa@nccommunitycolleges.edu.

Northwest Region

Jeff Neuville, regional director

Catawba Valley Community College

2664 Highway 70 SE, Hickory. NC 28602

828-327-7000, x4102


North Central Region

Theresa Peaden, regional director

Nash Community College

522 N. Old Carriage Rd.

Rocky Mount, NC 27804



Western Region

Jill Sparks, regional director

Asheville-Buncombe * Technical

Community College

1465 Sand Hill Rd. Ste1060, Candler. NC 28715

828-398-7949 * Jillmsparks@abtech.edu

Sandhills Region

Todd Lyden, regional director

Bladen Community College

PO Box 266, Dublin, NC 28332



Piedmont/Triad Region

Mark Hagenbuch, regional director

Guilford Technical Community College

Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship

1451 S. Elm Eugene St, Greensboro, NC 27406

336-334-4822x62003 * mthagenbuch@gtoc.edu

Northeastern Region

Ginger O'Neal, regional director

College of the Albemarle

PO Box 2327, Elizabeth City, NC 27906

252-335-0821 x2370


Southwest Region

Renee Hode, regional director

Central Piedmont Community College

PO Box 3009, Charlotte, NC 28235



Southeast Region

Jerry Coleman, regional director

Cape Fear Community College

411 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401


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