Our Team

Connecticut Small Business Development Center advisors each bring a unique set of skills and professional experience to their relationship with our clients.  Advisors have specialty areas in needs such as pre-venture businesses, capital access, marketing, government contracting, international trade, growth strategy, financial management and business strategy.  Our advisors take a team approach to ensure a client will have the ability to work with more than one advisor to best support reaching their goals.

Business Advisors

CTSBDC Business Advisor Scott W. Arnold

Scott W. Arnold

Business Advisor

Mary Kay Della Camera

Business Advisor

Christine Sullivan

Business Advisor

Denise Whitford

Business Advisor

Michelle Augustyn

Business Advisor

Jon Carlisle

Business Advisor

Tammy Eldredge

Business Advisor

Murray Gates

Agricultural Business Advisor

Val Gomez

Business Advisor

Mark Hayles

Business Advisor

Jim Jackson

Business Advisor

Shelly Koehler

Business Advisor

Gregory Lewis

Business Advisor

Patty Meagher

Technology Business Advisor

Nelson Merchan

Business Advisor

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Shay Nagarsheth

Business Advisor

Steven Semaya

Associate Director & Business Advisor

Valeria Bisceglia

Education & Training Programs Advisor

Lead Office

Joe Ercolano

State Director

Begoña Sevilla Fernández

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Laura Feliciano

Database Administrator

Pilar Illanes

Training, Learning, and Outreach Facilitator – Immigrant Entrepreneur Program

Angela Rodriguez

Training & Learning Coordinator

Amanda Tronchin

Training and Learning Facilitator – Financial Literacy Program

Rod Woody

Intake Specialist

Miriam Blake

Financial Analyst