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SBDC Hires Two Special Projects Consultants

April 29, 2011

Meet Cathy C. Haworth, MBA, CBA, and Neil Shnider, RPh, BS/BA, MBA, CPA, our part-time SBDC Special Projects Counselors. Cathy and Neil will concentrate their efforts on assisting small businesses in operations 3 years or more years that employs 5 to 20 employees and have annual gross revenues greater than $500,000.

Both Cathy and Neil have extensive business backgrounds and will be assisting businesses in Naples and Bonita Springs areas though individualized, in-depth consultations. The two were hired through a grant provided by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. If you are a business owner and fit the criteria contact Cathy at 239.565.0880 • or Neil at 239.565.0882 •

The SBDC offers free one-on-one confidential counseling in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades County. For more information or to make an appointment with a Certified Business Analyst, contact our main office at 239.745.3700 or visit our website at

The SBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.