Tony Salazar

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Tony Salazar

Small Business Advisor has been with the SBDC since 2020. His office is at the Urban Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Salazar is one of our many Spanish – English Speaking advisors and has expertise in Startups, Sales, Marketing, Banking, Financing, and Financial Planning. Mr. Salazar has been living in Las Vegas, NV since 1977 and

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Brad Scribner

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Brad Scribner

Born and raised in Nevada, Brad graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2015 with a degree in Journalism. He is passionate about his work with small businesses, and loves nothing more than connecting, promoting, and supporting the entrepreneurs that drive the Silver State’s thriving economy. On the weekends you can catch him at

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George Kleeb

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George Kleeb

Throughout my 28 year career in commercial banking, at the Nevada Small Business Development Center, and now teaching at Great Basin College, I love listening to business ideas. Business ideas need to be nurtured…so they can develop to their full potential! My goal is to teach critical thinking skills to my clients so they will

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Courtney Sweetin

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Courtney

Courtney Sweetin became a Nevada SBDC counselor in summer of 2018. She lives and works in Mesquite and has called the beautiful Virgin Valley home for the past five years. Courtney has an undergraduate degree in education from Brigham Young University and a Masters in Business Administration from UC Davis. She was a teacher for

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Eric Florio

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Eric Florio

Eric Florio joined the BEP in January as our new Air Quality Specialist Business Advisor.  Eric will work out of BEP’s office in Reno and will provide air quality assistance statewide under our new contract with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.  If you have business clients with air quality permitting or compliance questions, particularly

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Shelley Hartmann

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Shelley is the current Executive Director for Mineral County Economic Development Authority, a Nevada private non-profit. Shelley has been there since 2004 and has worked on both the government and business side of planning. She and her husband own a printing company and an art company. Shelley also teaches art in the community. Her office

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Sara Beebe

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Sara

Sara, Administrative Assistant for the Churchill Economic Development Authority has been with the SBDC since 2016 as an advisor in Fallon, NV. Sara has worked in retail/customer service, and marketing with social media platforms as well as other online services.

Tamera Brown

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Tamera Brown

Tamera has been a business advisor with the Nevada SBDC since 2010 and enjoys working with rural businesses and tribes. Tamera graduated with a MBA with a specialization in Marketing from Regis University in 2015. She possesses outstanding communication and organizational skills and enjoys collaborating with others to assist businesses. She is married with two

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Kayla Banda

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Kayla Banda

Kayla Banda joined the Nevada SBDC as a Marketing Intern in the Spring of 2017. After graduating with a BS in Marketing and Entrepreneurship and an MBA, Kayla now works as a Business Development Advisor. She has specific experience with marketing strategy and general business strategy, branding, and “artrepreneurship” (working with artists and/or non-traditional creative

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