SBA Celebrates New SBDC Outreach Center in Painted Post
Opening at the Corning/Painted Post Outreach Center

Photo caption from left to right: Brian Goldstein, New York State SBDC State Director; Scott Bloor, Binghamton SBDC Assistant Director; Rochelle Layman, Binghamton SBDC Regional Director; Per Stromhaug, Binghamton University Assistant Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development; and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA Syracuse District Director.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The U. S. Small Business Administration Syracuse District Office announced today the grand opening of the Corning/Painted Post Outreach Center, recently relocated to IncubatorWorks at 109 Canada Road in Painted Post, NY. The new outreach center is the result of the expansion of the Binghamton University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located in Binghamton, NY.

Keynote speakers at the grand opening on May 15th included Scott Bloor, Assistant Director of the Binghamton University SBDC; Brian Goldstein, State Director of the New York State SBDC; Per Stromhaug, Assistant Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development at Binghamton University; and Bernard J. Paprocki, Syracuse District Director of the SBA.

“We’re proud to recognize the commitment and investment made by Binghamton University to the Southern Tier small business community. Entrepreneurs that access expert guidance from a Small Business Development Center advisor contribute a greater impact on job creation and economic stability,” said Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA Syracuse District director.

The SBDC at Binghamton University expanded its region on Oct. 1, 2017 to create a comprehensive, full-service organization that provides assistance to small businesses in 12 New York counties: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga, Tompkins, Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates.

Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to the new SBDC outreach center for free face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training, on topics including business planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade and much more. The new SBDC outreach center is administered by State University of New York and funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of New York and host campus Binghamton University. For more information please call 607-777-4024 or email sbdc@binghamton.edu (link sends e-mail).



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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start and grow their businesses. It delivers services to people through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.



Photo caption from left to right: Brian Goldstein, New York State SBDC State Director; Scott Bloor, Binghamton SBDC Assistant Director; Rochelle Layman, Binghamton SBDC Regional Director; Per Stromhaug, Binghamton University Assistant Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development; and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA Syracuse District Director.


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