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IDEA Bank partners with the Government and Economic Development Institute to bring entrepreneurship workshop to TROY

TROY's IDEA Bank is hosting an area-wide entrepreneurship
 

A regional Entrepreneurship Pop-Up Workshop is being hosted at the Troy University IDEA Bank for aspiring entrepreneurs including students, and existing small business owners. 

Troy University has partnered with Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute to provide this opportunity for entrepreneurs to improve their odds of success. The workshop will be led by Dr….

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SBDC director builds abilities to enhance small businesses in the region

Juliana Bolivar, third from right on front row, has completed the first week of economic development training at the Government and Economic Development Institute. (submitted)
 

Troy University Small Business Development Center Director Juliana Bolivar has completed week one of the Intensive Economic Development Training Course.

Presented by the Government and Economic Development Institute at Auburn University, the course introduces participants to all phases of economic development. The first week provides an intensive overview of general economic development concepts and principals,…

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Veterans find business success through Small Business Development Center

Veterans John Cappadoro and Jim McDonough sought support and expertise through the SBDC at TROY for their company, Veterans Cleaning Solutions.

Veterans John Cappadoro and Jim McDonough sought support and expertise through the SBDC at TROY for their company, Veterans Cleaning Solutions.

When Jim McDonough was looking at his options after serving in the military for 22 years, contracting with the Army, although lucrative, wasn’t what he had in mind.

Instead, he and his partner John Cappadoro, decided to put family over financial gain and launch a small business.

More than a decade later, Veterans Cleaning Solutions is…

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New economic development director named for Troy University

Lynne Firmin George is the University's new Director of Economic Development and the IDEA Bank.

Lynne Firmin George is the University's new Director of Economic Development and the IDEA Bank.

Lynne Firmin George has been named Director of Economic Development and the IDEA Bank at Troy University.

George joined the University staff in 2018 as corporate relations coordinator and is an adjunct professor of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management in the Sorrell College of Business.

Lynne Firmin George

She holds a Master of Business Administration…

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