Maureen Hauck, Assistant Director for Business Consulting | email@example.com
Maureen Hauck has been with the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center since 2000. She brings over 20 years of business experience including retail management, marketing, advertising, sales, and personnel management to the position of Assistant Director for Business Consulting. Maureen frequently speaks to groups of young entrepreneurs at Bucknell University and area high schools and is the lead presenter for the center's "First Step" pre-business workshop. Maureen graduated from Bloomsburg University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.S. degree in Secondary Education.
Jody Graybill, Business Consultant | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jody Graybill brings over 24 years of banking and financial service experience to the SBDC. Jody led a community bank to being nationally recognized, after leading its Trust and Financial Services Division. In his role of a consultant, he brings background in management, finance, operations, marketing, personnel, audit, compliance, budgeting and strategic planning. He also has experience with risk management, disaster recovery, income and estate taxes, investments, estate and business succession planning. In addition, he can assist clients with financial and loan analysis. During his banking career, he worked with many small businesses in the region. Jody has been involved with numerous civic and trade organizations, including the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers Board, Juniata and Perry County Chambers of Commerce, Juniata County Library and Lions Club. Jody earned a B.S. degree in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University, and attended both Advanced Banking and Trust and Financial Services schools at Bucknell.
Dennis Hummer, Business Consultant | email@example.com | Linkedin
Dennis Hummer has spent more than 20 years in the construction and hospitality industries and brings executive management, product branding, and corporate ownership experience to the Bucknell SBDC. He provides free, confidential counseling to entrepreneurs looking to navigate the complexities of business ownership. Whether it's a new start-up or existing business, he guides clients in designing sound business plans, creating effective marketing strategies, and identifying potential funding sources. Focusing on a clear path to profitability, he utilizes the resources of the PASBDC network and Bucknell University in helping clients take business ideas from concept to creation. Dennis is the SBDC's "consultant-in-residence" at Bucknell University's Entrepreneur's Incubator (BUEI) in downtown Lewisburg, a program offering low cost office space, training, and networking opportunities to innovative startup firms. Dennis earned a BA in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.
Shane Cohen coordinates resources of the College of Engineering to provide product development and technology commercialization assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the PASBDC network. He manages the SBDC's Engineering Development Services, a program in partnership with Bucknell's College of Engineering that engages Engineering Student Consultants and class-based projects to provide technical assistance to clients. Shane has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a B.A. in Studio Art, and a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University.
Judy Christ joined the SBDC in 2000 as budget administrator and educational program coordinator and brings 30 years of marketing, management, and business ownership experience to the center. She owned and managed her own small business for more than 25 years, and was awarded a government contract for a service business. She was honored with the PASBDC State Director's Impact Award and was recognized as one of "Top 100 People" by Pennsylvania Business Central. Judy has a Master of Science degree in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in accounting and women's studies, and holds credits toward a Master's degree in Education (adult/nontraditional learning) from Bucknell University. She is a graduate of Leadership Susquehanna Valley and she earned a certificate in Individual and Corporate Income Tax Preparation from H&R Block. Judy holds a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration from Bucknell University.
Shelley Gadoury, Office Assistant | firstname.lastname@example.org
Serving as the "voice of the SBDC", Shelley Gadoury is the center's primary point of contact for information and service inquiries. She is involved in all aspects of daily administration of the center, and helps to develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders. She is instrumental in sharing and promoting the success stories of client companies and is the MIS liaison to the Pennsylvania SBDC network for economic impact assessment. Shelley holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Steven Stumbris brings expertise in product development, manufacturing management, innovation, and entrepreneurship to his role of Director of the Bucknell SBDC. His experience as a product development, engineering, and manufacturing professional spans products and industries such as marine electronics, wood specialties, plastics processing, and construction equipment. He was honored as a Pennsylvania "State Star" in 2008 by the Association of Small Business Development Centers as a member of the PASBDC network's Technology Commercialization team. He serves on the board of the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership, chairing its business support and expansion committee; and founded Tech Meetup Lewisburg, a networking forum for technology entrepreneurs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and is pursuing a Master of Professional Studies in Community and Economic Development at Penn State.