Advisory Board

SBDC Advisory Board

The NH SBDC Advisory Board lends expert voices to our vision, strategic directions, and program development. The Advisory Board is comprised of small business owners and representatives from funding sources, host and partner organizations, and economic development agencies.

Advisory Board Members

Adria Bagshaw

As Advisory Board members, we are ambassadors of the SBDC network and proudly advocate for the organization. Over the years, our board members’ ideas and connections have contributed to keeping our mission forefront in our work, securing funding for the core programs of business advising and entrepreneurial education, and establishing new and expanded programs. We are proud to support NH SBDC and look forward to seeing what the future brings.  - Adria Bagshaw, immediate past chair; WH Bagshaw

attendees chatting at 35th anniversary event

UNH has proudly served as NH SBDC’s host institution since 1984, creating a strong connection to the small business community in NH. As an outreach partner of the Paul College, NH SBDC assists entrepreneurs with the management side of their businesses. Together we have offered companies hours of research and the power of young minds through internships and class projects and expanded our outreach through Paul College’s new Business in Practice program.  - Dean Deborah Merrill-Sands, chair; UNH Paul College

attendees chatting at 35th anniversary event

NH SBDC Advisory Board participates in the 35th Anniversary Celebration, May 2019