To celebrate these achievements, America’s SBDC has launched the Top 40 Under 40 Young Professionals Award, a recognition of SBDC staff from across the national network who demonstrate innovation, leadership, and commitment to the SBDC mission. This year, they recognized 40 young professionals from 2020 to 2021 and their national conference in San Diego. Among those recognized was Jill Badger, Vice President, Small Business Services at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce.
“We are thrilled for Jill to have received this honor from America's SBDC,” said Wendy Gramza, president and CEO of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce. "Under her leadership for the past two years, Toledo's SBDC has helped record-breaking numbers of entrepreneurs and small business, many of which are women- and minority-owned, survive and thrive during one of the most challenging times to be a business owner."
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, offers assistance to entrepreneurs in all stages of the business lifecycle. The SBDC provides free one-on-one counseling centered on the business planning process, including financing, market research, marketing strategies, and management and cash flow analysis. Chamber membership is not required to utilize these services. For more information about the SBDC at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce please call 567.420.1238.