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New York State Senator

Cynthia Marsh-Croll

Director, Mid-Hudson Women’s Business Center

Courtney Edwards

Owner, Solavis Holistic

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Owner, Viridescent Floral Design

Kari Lorenson

Financial Professional, New York Life

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Owner, Managing Director, Gig Marketing

Lauree Ostrofsky

Founder, Hudson Valley Women in Business

Kim Beynon

CEO, Optimum Ascent

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MS, CNS, Work with Your Nature Weight Loss

Edna White

Author, Instructor & Life Coach, Edna White Life Purpose Coaching

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Primerica Advisors

Myriam Bouchard

Certified Business Advisor, Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center

Lindsey Danis

Queer travel + food writer

Sonya Smith

New York SBDC, State Director

Tara Sanders

Yoga & Wellness

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Social Entrepreneurship Education + Programming

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CEO, Working For Women

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CEO, Seasoned Delicious Foods

Mindy Kole

Director, Darlene L. Pfeiffer Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at SUNY Ulster

Kate Algera

Founder & Brand Consultant, Indie Pine Creative Co.

Jordan Scruggs

Director, New Start for Women Program at SUNY Ulster

Jodie Dawson

PsyD Certified Professional Career Coach

Merritt Minnemeyer

Founder + CEO, Master of One Coaching

Sylvia Rivera

SBA, New York District Office

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Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosted by SUNY Ulster and is part of the New York SBDC network of 22 campus-based centers located across New York State. Small Business Development Centers provide aspiring and current small business owners with a variety of free business advising, online entrepreneurial education tools, and low-cost training services. New York SBDC services are made possible by our resource partners, including the SBA, New York State, and host campuses. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Resources to help small business owners and entrepreneurs start, grow, expand, and recover.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The SBA is an federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

SUNY Ulster

Build The Skills You Need For Your Business To Thrive With A SUNY Ulster Microcredential

The New York SBDC Research Network

The New York SBDC Research Network (RN) is a full-time digital library that provides business research services to New York SBDC clients and program partners.

New York SBDC: International Business Development

Resources to help New York State small and medium-sized businesses enter the export market, and increase current exports.

2nd Chance Services Inc.

Get unstuck to create a limitless life.

Work with Your Nature Weight Loss

Say goodbye to yo-yo diets and learn to "work with your nature" for higher health and sustainable weight loss.


Invest in your future – you won’t be disappointed!

Hudson Valley Women In Business

We are the largest community of women business owners in New York's Hudson Valley region, and growing!

Working for Women

Giving Back Better

Solavis Holistic, LLC

Mindful wellbeing in everyday life. Get Unstuck.

Seasoned Delicious Foods

"Flavor is our expertise!"

Women's Enterprise Development Center (WEDC)

WEDC empowers entrepreneurs to build successful businesses by providing high quality training programs, advisory services and access to capital.

Jodie Dawson Coaching

Career and Life Coaching for Women Entrepreneurs: Start or grow your business with less fear and more flexibility, while creating a life of purpose, aligned with your values.

Hudson Valley Mentors

The Hudson Valley's Mentorship Program for Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurs

Optimum Ascent

A Different Kind of Transformation Consultancy & Coaching Firm