The MSSU SBTDC Staff is dedicated to meeting the needs of small businesses in the Southwest Missouri counties of Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Barton, Cedar, Dade, Lawrence and Vernon.
Lisa became the SBTDC Director on June 1, 2011. She has both an MBA and CPA. She provides business counseling in Quickbooks and accounting. She has been with the SBTDC since 1993.
Karen Bradshaw - Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship
Karen is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship. She also is an instructor and trainer for marketing and computer applications. She holds an MBA and has been with the SBTDC since 1987.
Kenneth Surbrugg - Business Consultant
Kenneth Surbrugg is a MSSU SBTDC Consultant and is a lifelong resident of Joplin. He holds an MBA from Missouri State University. He has 19 years of work experience in the fields of retail management, inventory management, purchasing, banking, financial services, and education.
Sherry Noller - Research Associate
Sherry Noller holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and provides administrative support, research assistance and business consulting for the SBTDC. She has worked for many small businesses in areas of retail, food service, transportation and education and is excited to provide assistance to area small business owners.