Louise Brewer serves as a University of La Verne SBDC Business Advisor focusing on digital marketing and website development. She assists local entrepreneurs with growing and improving their small business.
Mark Hicks is an entrepreneur who puts his 30 years of business experience to use by teaching management at the University of La Verne and consulting for small businesses at the SBDC.
After working for corporations as a manager in sales and executive roles, he started his own company, NHC Medical Supply. Mr. Hicks holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of La Verne and an MBA from Claremont Graduate University.
Annie Bui is a junior advisor at the University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC) where she is responsible for assisting businesses in terms of market research, business plans, licenses, and permits.
Joshua Botello is a business associate at the University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC) where he is responsible for supporting the Center with client intake services, marketing activities, market research, and workshop logistics.
Sophia Nyborg-Andersen serves as a Business Associate at the University of La Verne Small Business Development Center, where she is responsible for business operations, marketing the centers’ services, and coordinating workshops and events. Her role is to provide administrative support to the visions and goals of the Small Business Development Center and the clients that they serve.
Rene Cota is a University of La Verne SBDC Business Consultant that focuses on government contracting opportunities to help local small businesses. Mr. Cota is a USMC combat veteran who served as an infantry platoon leader in Iraq.
Malcolm Geffen serves as a University of La Verne SBDC business advisor where he assists local entrepreneurs to start and grow their small business. Malcolm has an established career as an entrepreneur with a strong background in professional management and corporate turnaround work. As an entrepreneur he has founded, acquired and operated a number of companies where he was an owner or a stockholder. He has also operated a number of companies on behalf of investors or stockholders to either turn these companies around or improve underperforming company performance.
Sean Snider serves as the Director for the University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC) where he is responsible for delivering client services, working with community stakeholders and leading a team of professionals to assist local businesses to start and/or grow their businesses.