CSU Bakersfield SBDCServing Inyo, Kern, and Mono Counties.
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Our team members are committed to making a difference for small businesses like yours. 

Our expert consultants are passionate about helping businesses succeed. They bring extensive hands-on business experience to each client situation, ensuring you receive practical “real world” advice that can be applied to daily operations. Consultants’ expertise covers all key business areas, and they will work closely with you to develop productive solutions.

Our staff will make every effort to assist you. They can answer questions, arrange meetings with consultants, and help with signing up for classes.

Staff

Kelly Bearden

Director

661-654-2856

Lynn Gannon

Administrative Assistant

661-654-2856

Consultants

Maureen Buscher-Dang

Marketing

Circe Davalos-Cox

Finance & Business

Paul Edwards

Marketing

Jeff Johnson

General Business - Bakersfield

Jim Keeler

Value-Added Food

Christie Osborne

General Business - Mammoth Lakes

John Pryor

Risk Management, Strategic Planning, and General Management

Larry Ray

Business

Jay Thompson

Business Management, Strategic Planning & Tax Planning

Thomas Weir

Business management & Strategic Planning

Jeremy Woods

Entrepreneurial Projects & Sales Management
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.