Special projects of SBDC
Ithaca, Tompkins County Advisement Program
Mike Driscoll, Business and Technology Advisor
Business and Technology Advisor, Mike Driscoll, came on board with the SBDC in October 2014 to establish a more visible presence in Ithaca, NY by offering full-time business advisory services to Ithaca and Tompkins County-based clients. In addition, Mike is also the Binghamton Center's, at-large, Technology Advisor. He has started, owned and led/directed both small-private, and large-public companies in the U.S. and in Asia. He earned his BS degree in Accounting at Ithaca College, is a USMC Vietnam veteran and lived and worked in Asia for 13 years where he has maintained a strong international private investment network.
Oneonta, Otsego County Advisement Program
Michelle Catan, Business Advisor
In 2010, the SBDC at Binghamton was awarded funding to establish an outreach office in Oneonta, NY. That office is located with the Otsego Chamber of Commerce in downtown Oneonta and is manned on a full time basis by Ms. Michelle Catan. The center is very fortunate to have hired Michelle who brings 17 years of commercial banking experience and small business ownership to the position. She will work with startup and existing business people offering all SBDC services in the Otsego, Delaware and Chenango County areas.