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Brian Hammond -- SEMn Regional Director

Brian came to Southeast Minnesota from Ohio where he amassed over twenty-five years of experience within the economic development industry.  He was appointed to a number of advisory positions by several governors including, The Governor’s Office of Science and Technology, The Governor’s Council on Small Business, and the Governor’s Council on Travel and Tourism. Additionally he was appointed to the Ohio Statewide Advisory Committee for the Community Development Block Grant Program and as a statewide advisor to the U.S. Small Business Administration. He is a graduate of Heidelberg University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree and was appointed to the university’s inaugural Alumni Council.  He holds certifications from The National Development Council, The National Venture Capital Association, and The National Association of Small Business Investment Companies through the Venture Capital Institute.

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Rick Indrelie -- Consultant

Rick Indrelie is a Consultant with the Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Rochester. He provides confidential consulting to help clients identify, understand and overcome the challenges of running a successful business. Additionally, he packages SBA loans for his clients and financial institutions. He has over 25 years experience working in the accounting/finance field. Rick graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato with a Bachelor of Science Degree and is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional. He has helped his customers get over $75,000,000 in financing/investments for their small businesses.

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Mark Thein -- Consultant

For the past 17 years Mark has had a great interest in working one on one with small business owners.  Loan packaging, financing analysis, marketing, and business plan development are just a few aspects he concentrates on.  He is ready and willing to help tackle any business issue that small business owners have.

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Sarah Quincey -- Customer Service

Sarah is responsible for numerous administrative duties relating to SBDC (Small Business Development Center), managing the data base for the SBDC, client statistical tracking and reporting, and State and Federal informational reporting.

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Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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