About the Small Business Center of Excellence
The Small Business Center of Excellence™ (SBCoE™) is focused on providing the most complete content, resources, information, training, tools, insights and programs to all types of small businesses. Via multiple channels, SBCoE will report on a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines including human resources, sales and marketing, startups, accounting and finance, information technology (IT), operations, franchising, legal, e-commerce, and more. Our ultimate goal is your results, and your success.
Resources, tips and tools will be available via webcast training events, informative blogs, email newsletters, as well as market research, how to guides, case studies, and live events.
SBCoE will research, develop, and source a broad range of resources, including our free enewsletter, Small Biz BYTEs™. Our comprehesive Resource Library includes the most relevant associations, publications, and valuable links to websites and information related to small business management, along with downloadable How-to Guides and Tools.
We are pleased to announce the SBCoE EVENTS™ Webcast Series. New events will be listed on our Events page, blog and social channels.
Please visit our Newsroom below, and watch the following SBCoE capabilities video.
November 22, 2017 | 2018 Small Business Outlook – Webcast and Survey Announced
August 31, 2017 | Top Cyber Security Considerations for Small Business – Webcast Announced
August 2, 2017 | How to Win the Talent War – Webcast Announced
January 15, 2017 | Small Business Center Of Excellence Announces Partner And Sponsor Program
October 1, 2016 | Small Business Center Of Excellence Launches
Heather Hawes is Executive Director of the Small Business Center of Excellence (SBCoE). Heather is a founding partner of Modern Marketing Partners, and IDeas BIG (brand identity group). Heather has experience across many industries and categories, and all marketing disciplines. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa, and is an MBA candidate of Northern Illinois University.
Lindsay Brown is Operations Director of the Small Business Center of Excellence (SBCoE). Lindsay is Director of Digital Marketing and a partner at Modern Marketing Partners. Lindsay specializes in startups of all types, along with experience with technology brands. She is Google Analytics and AdWords certified, earning a Bachelor of Science from the Illinois State University.
Neil Brown is Chairman of the Small Business Center of Excellence (SBCoE), and Chief Marketing Officer of Modern Marketing Partners, and IDeas BIG (brand identity group). Prior to his agency career, Neil held client-side brand manager and CMO roles. With a career spanning 25 years, Neil is expert in all aspects of in marketing, startups, and business development. Author of 3 books, Neil has published in Marketing News, Advertising Age, BtoB magazine, and is a frequent guest speaker.