Zack is from Nevada and is committed to serving the community he grew up in. He holds a bachelor’s degree in community health science from the University of Nevada Reno. He has prior regulatory experience from local government agencies and is looking forward to aiding you and your small business.
Kat is our new Hazardous Waste and Pollution Prevention Specialist providing statewide assistance to Nevada businesses on hazardous waste regulatory compliance, pollution prevention strategies, and other sustainability initiatives. Kat holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana in Missoula. She has prior regulatory enforcement experience from a variety of governmental agencies
Madison, Statewide Client Coordinator, has been with the Nevada SBDC since 2016 as an administrative intern and transitioned to a full-time role post-graduation. She graduated summa cum laude as the College of Liberal Arts Senior Scholar in 2022 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in History from the University of Nevada, Reno. As a
Winnie has been with the Nevada SBDC since 1991. She works in Reno at the University of Nevada, Reno location. Ms. Dowling has an MBA and an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems. Ms. Dowling has specific experience with proposal development, financial analysis, budgeting, human resources, grant writing, project management, and operation management. She has
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Rod is the Senior Business Development Advisor for the Nevada Small Business Development Center (Nevada SBDC), located in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno. Rod has been the Senior Business Development Advisor since he arrived to Reno in the fall of 1990. As such, he provides oversight with counseling efforts statewide,
Lisa Tolliver grew up in Las Vegas, earned her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Nevada, and completed her M.Ed in Higher Education from UNLV in 2019. Prior to joining us, she has served as a Recruiter and Trainer across the private and public sectors for the past ten years. Ms. Tolliver is
Karen Coe, is the Assistant State Director for the Nevada Small Business Development Center, and the Project Manager for Made in Nevada. She has been with the Nevada SBDC since 2014 and works in Reno at the University of Nevada, Reno location. Ms. Coe has a MS in Psychology and an undergraduate degree in Psychology.
Jake Carrico is the Northern Nevada Region Manager for the Nevada SBDC. In his role, Jake oversees a team of advisors and students; advises startups and existing businesses; and leads the Nevada SBDC’s strategic planning. He also play a key role in the ongoing development of the Nevada SBDC’s professional development program, the overhaul of