Small Business Development Center

Starting a business and not sure where to start?

Looking to grow your business faster?

Need help solving a problem with your business?

We’re here to help.

We provide no-cost, confidential consulting on a wide variety of topics, including:

Starting your business

  • Startup steps, including seeking funding
  • Business Plan development

Growing your business

  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing

Fixing your business

  • Financial analysis
  • Personnel issues

Specialty Services

  • Disaster Protection and Recovery Planning
  • Importing/Exporting
  • Government Bid Match

Contact us today and we’ll schedule an in-depth counseling session to go over your specific situation, or check out our training schedule and plan to attend one of our free classes.

Contact our Centers:


Chris Wooldridge
Murray District Director
926 N. 16th Street,
Suite 105
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
Ph.: (270) 809-2856
Fax: (270) 809-3049
Send E-mail


Lois Decker
Owensboro Center Director
200 E. Third Street,
Suite 302
Owensboro, KY 42303
Ph.: (270) 926-8085
Fax: (270) 663-1051
Send E-mail

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U.S. Small Business Administration
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: Your local center and make arrangement.