Steven Stumbris promotes an entrepreneurial mindset and a culture of innovation in central Pennsylvania as the Director of the Bucknell SBDC. Bucknell's center was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration with the Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award for Pennsylvania in 2016, and Stumbris was honored as State Star in 2008 by the Association of Small Business Development Centers as a member of the Pennsylvania SBDCs Technology Commercialization Team. Stumbris serves on the boards of the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership, Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation, and Rural Business Innovation Corporation; and founded Tech Meetup Lewisburg, a networking forum for technology entrepreneurs. His experience as a product development and manufacturing professional spans the wood, plastics, and electronics industries. He holds a Master of Professional Studies in Community and Economic Development from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.