The Georgia SBDC Network is a great resource for growing businesses. Funded by the SBA and the University System in Georgia, the SBDC offers a wide range of services to small businesses.
Director BernieÂ Meineke held management positions in insurance, retail, and wholesale businesses prior to joining The Georgia SBDC Network in 1993. In seven years as vice president and general manager of a start-up wholesale distribution company, he led efforts in finance, marketing, and operations for this rapidly growing business.
Â His specialties include financial forecasting, cash flow management, loan packaging, and creative financing. He also serves at the Director of FastTrac and GrowSmart, programs targeting established, growing small businesses.
Mr. Meineke is a past winner of the Georgia SBDC Network’s Consultant of the Year award for excellence in business consulting. Under his direction, the Georgia State University SBDC was recognized as one of Americaâ€™s Ten Most Helpful SBDCs in an article published by Inc.com.
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