TEAM OF
EXPERTS

The Illinois Small Business Development Center of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan University

SBDC Staff
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Karen Bussone

Karen Bussone, MBA
Executive Director

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Annika Altekruse
Summer 2022 Intern

Psychology & Business Administration Major

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Carlyn Bratt
Summer 2022 Intern

Business Administration Major, Hispanic Studies Minor

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Michaela Stork
Summer 2022 Intern

Marketing Major, Psychology Minor

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Trevor Hummel
Summer 2022 Intern

Finance Major, Economics Minor

2022 Advisory Board

Sharla Brown Ajayi: Director, Office of Diversity & Inclusion - IWU

Terrance Bond: Assistant to the President, Equity, Diversion, & Inclusion - HCC

John Cerda: Small Business Owner - Chenoa

April Fritzen: Small Business Owner - Normal

Denise Geske: Small Business Owner - Bloomington

Melissa Hon: Director, Bloomington Economic & Community Development

Hillary McFeeters: Vice-President, Busey Bank

Jerey McKinney: Therapist - Bloomington

Pamela Reece: Manager, Town of Normal

Maria Luisa Zamudio: Executive Director, National Center for Urban Education - ISU

Karen Bussone: Director, McLean County SBDC at IWU

Sarah Gliege: Assistant Director, McLean County SBDC at IWU

Gabriela Montaigne: Business Advisor, McLean County SBDC at IWU