Owensboro SBDC, Owensboro, KY

Serving the Counties of: Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster.

The Owensboro SBDC provides one-on-one consultations at no cost to existing and potential entrepreneurs in Northwest Kentucky. The Owensboro 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.

Lois Decker
Center Director
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Tricia Hudson
Administrative Assistant
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Alan Taylor
Management Consultant
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Lois has worked with the Owensboro SBDC since 1999 and has nearly three decades experience in the business field. Lois’ goal at the KSBDC is to assist companies in controlling costs, promoting efficiency and streamlining operations. Her background includes owning a financial consulting company, plus working in both the utility industry and mortgage banking community. A graduate of Brescia University, Lois has a B.S. in accounting and graduated Cum Laude. Lois has her Export and Trade Counseling Certification from the U.S. Small Business Administration. She is active in her community, serving as an OCHS “band mom,” a Chamber member, Loudes Committee member, past PTO president, past PTO treasurer, and has served on several school and church committees. Away from the office Lois enjoys spending time with her children and cheering them on at various sporting competitions.
270-926-8085 l ldecker@murraystate.edu
Tricia has worked with the KSBDC since 1988. Prior to joining the KSBDC, she worked as a student secretary for the engineering department at General Electric and as an assistant to several attorneys. Tricia has an A.D. in Legal Secretarial Administration. Away from the office, Tricia enjoys spending time with her family.
270-926-8085 | phudson@murraystate.edu

Joining the KSBDC in 2014, Alan has started and operated 10 different small businesses over the past 40 years. He received a B.S. in marketing from Brescia University, and has been an adjunct instructor of “Small Business Management” at the Henderson Community College for several years. The local Chamber of Commerce recognized him with the “Small Businessman of the Year” award and he has served as Board Chairman for several local organizations. Gov. Paul Patton appointed him to serve on the first Small Business Advocacy Commission, and he has served as a Henderson City Commissioner. Alan enjoys outdoor grilling, and loves to create new recipes for the grill. His other pastime is to take his grandchildren on fishing and hunting trips.
270-254-5706 l ataylor33@murraystate.edu
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Owensboro SBDC
200 East 3rd Street Suite 302
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: (270) 926-8085
Fax: (270) 663-1051
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