Highland Heights

Northern Kentucky University SBDC, Highland Heights, KY

Serving the Counties of: Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton

The Northern Kentucky University SBDC provides one-on-one consultations at no cost to existing and potential entrepreneurs in Northern Kentucky. The NKU SBDC also meets the educational needs of the local small business community by offering a variety of low cost training programs taught by industry experts and qualified SBDC Consultants.

Rebecca Volpe
Center Director
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Carla Dumaine
Data Coordinator
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Zac Strobl
Management Consultant
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Rebecca joined the SBDC at Northern Kentucky University in 2012, bringing over 18 years of experience in business and credit analysis, financial underwriting, business development, deal packaging, grant writing, and strategic planning and communication. Over the course of her career Rebecca has been able to assist businesses and real estate developers in attracting over $30M in capital. A Michigan native from a small business family, she earned both a B.S. and M.P.A. from Northern Kentucky University and is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional. During her tenure, Rebecca has received several of KSBDC’s most prestigious awards and induction into the Million Dollar Loan Club. She has completed the SBDCGlobal.com Trade Consultant Certification Series.

859-448-8801 l volper1@nku.edu
Carla, a Massachusetts native, comes from an entrepreneurial background. From 1999 to 2006 she and husband, Richard, ran a machine shop business that provided custom tooling to the Department of Energy and private manufacturing companies. Carla joined the NKU SBDC in 2011, bringing over 20 years of administrative experience from working with business executives, government officials, customers, suppliers and the general public. Her knowledge and assistance is immeasurable to both the center and its clientele. In 2012 Carla was honored with the Kentucky SBDC Administrative Professional of the Year award.
859-448-8801 | dumainec1@nku.edu
Hailing from Indiana, Zac joined the NKU SBDC in 2012 as a management consultant. Zac has been working with start-ups and small businesses since the age of 19. His experience includes working at a start-up medical supply company in Chicago, where he worked his way up to the management team. Zac has completed the SBDCGlobal.com Trade Consultant Certification Series. He also ran his family’s printing business. Zac is a NKU alumnus with a B.S. in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.
859-448-8801 | stroblz1@nku.edu
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305 Johns Hill Road
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: (859) 448-8801
Fax: (859) 448-8805

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