Assistance offered to small businesses in Pike County

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The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been providing educational programs and no-cost consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start a small business or grow an existing small business for nearly four decades. The Pike County Chamber of Commerce has been a valuable partner of the SBDC for many years.

Donna Simpson, SBDC Consultant Manager, has been working with clients for more than 25 years. Her expertise in all aspects of entrepreneurship make her a useful member of the SBDC team. She is NASBITE certified as a Global Business Professional and is currently working toward certification in Business Valuation. Her accounting knowledge is a valuable asset to her clients.

Simpson is available by appointment and meets with clients at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce offices every month.To request SBDC assistance in Pike County, email or visit the SBDC website at

With funding and support from The University of Scranton, the Small Business Administration, and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, The University of Scranton SBDC provides assistance in a service area that includes Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne & Wyoming counties. To request SBDC services, visit

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