On The Move

New leader named for Small Business Development Center

Submitted by OSBDC

Miranda Hoffman has joined the Ohio Small Business Development Centers at Terra State Community College as its director to provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Erie, Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca counties.

“I am excited to join as director of the Ohio SBDC at Terra State and look forward to further developing their already extensive service offering that promotes business growth, sustainability and enhances the creation of new businesses and jobs,” Hoffman said. “I am fortunate to be joining such a respected and long-standing program that prides itself on top-quality service.”

“Hoffman’s wealth of experience and knowledge has already made her a great leader to the Ohio SBDC,” said William Taylor, vice president for academic affairs. “We view her appointment as a sign of our commitment to fostering local economic development by being the leading small business resource in our community. Increasing demand from our clients to help them start, grow and sustain their businesses, local business trends and individual business requirements led us to look for a leader who will fit in with our innovation and exceptional service. It is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Hoffman’s caliber to fulfill this role. I am confident that Hoffman will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality business solutions for our clients.”

Entrepreneurs and community members looking for business assistance can reach out to Hoffman at 419.559.2210 or mhoffma05@terra.edu. The Ohio SBDC at Terra State will continue to offer free monthly Small Business Basics seminars for anyone in the community. The schedule can be found at Terra.edu/SBDC.