(603) 569-4216 info@wedco-nh.org

The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC) partnering with Wentworth Economic Development Corporation, Inc. (WEDCO) are offering business advising weekly. These services are free and confidential to aspiring and active business owners in Wolfeboro and surrounding communities. Appointments are now available every Wednesday. The sessions with Business Advisor Amy Sterndale of the NH SBDC’s Seacoast Region, are held at the WEDCO office located at 15 Varney Road, adjacent to the People’s United Bank building in Wolfeboro.  This is a valuable service that was previously provided bi-monthly in Wolfeboro by NH SBDC but thanks to a Microenterprise Grant awarded in 2019, expanded services are now available every Wednesday or by appointment.

Ms. Sterndale is a Seacoast and Wolfeboro area Business Advisor at the SBDC. She was most recently the owner of Sterndale Strategic, a communications and marketing consulting firm, where she works with companies on rebranding, crisis communications, and creating powerful business stories to engage with stakeholders. Past entrepreneurship has included a home improvement network for NH contractors. She worked at the Carsey School of Public Policy and also Random House, Inc. in New York where she was a marketing manager for Times Books, Times Business, and Random House Reference, promoting books by leaders in government, health, technology, and business including current and past U.S. presidents. She received her MBA from UNH and is a past board member of the NH Women’s Foundation and the Portsmouth Historical Society. She lives in Durham with her family.

Whether you are in the early stages of a creating a business or own a well established business you can benefit from the counseling services provided from NH SBDC. Amy meets one-on-one with clients and provides counseling on business planning, financial analysis, marketing, accounting, cash flow projections and new business/acquisition feasibility and evaluation. Specialized counseling is also available in environmental issues, access to capital, manufacturing, and the food service industry.  The SBDC offers a variety of free on-line small business courses that can be accessed 24/7 through the web site www.nhsbdc.org.

To schedule an appointment with Amy, contact Krista at 603-862-5221 or email: krista.rodrigues@unh.edu

The NH SBDC is an outreach program of University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics, and a cooperative venture of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs and the private sector.  The SBDC provides confidential, long-term management consulting and educational programs to more than 3,000 small businesses each year.