FSA Guaranteed Lender Training
Perry, Georgia
March 27, 2014
Peter Williams
Business Consultant, UGA SBDC
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Partnership:  UGA & U.S. Small Business Administration 
(www.georgiasbdc.org)
• Ou...
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Primary ongoing activities:
1. Provide, at no cost, confidential, one‐on‐one busin...
UGA Small Business Development Center
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Activity
1. 2012 ‐ Approximately 3800 businesses received our consulting services
...
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Impact
1. Employment base of SBDC existing business clients grew 7.4% (vs. overall...
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Our basic consulting services include:
• Capital assistance 
• Marketing
• Account...
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Other targeted units:
• International Trade
• Minority Business Development
• Medi...
That’s a Lot to Cover ….
Photo credit: J. Scott Applewhite
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Capital assistance
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Capital Assistance – Business Plan Development
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Capital Assistance – Financial Projections and Pro formas
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Capital Assistance – Feasibility Analysis
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Capital Assistance – Facilitate completion of checklist requirements
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Capital Assistance – Facilitate introduction/communication w/lenders
UGA Small Business Development Center
• Agribusiness Clients Include:
• Resaca Sun Feeds – Resaca, GA
• Lauri Jo’s Souther...
UGA Small Business Development Center
• The SBDC’s Macon Center covers Middle Georgia
• Macon Center has 3 full‐time consu...
Contact
UGA Small Business Development Center – Macon Office
4875 Riverside Drive, Suite 202
Macon, GA 31210
478‐757‐3609
...
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Peter Williams presentation to FSA Guaranty Lender Training 3/27/2014

  1. 1. FSA Guaranteed Lender Training Perry, Georgia March 27, 2014 Peter Williams Business Consultant, UGA SBDC
  2. 2. UGA Small Business Development Center • Partnership:  UGA & U.S. Small Business Administration  (www.georgiasbdc.org) • Our Mission:  “To enhance the economic well being of Georgians by  providing a wide range of educational services for small business  owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.”
  3. 3. UGA Small Business Development Center • Primary ongoing activities: 1. Provide, at no cost, confidential, one‐on‐one business consulting 2. Present low cost training and educational programs
  4. 4. UGA Small Business Development Center
  5. 5. UGA Small Business Development Center • Activity 1. 2012 ‐ Approximately 3800 businesses received our consulting services 2. 2012 ‐ We delivered over 300 continuing education programs to over 4000  attendees 3. 2013 ‐ Our clients obtained approximately $155 million in capital
  6. 6. UGA Small Business Development Center • Impact 1. Employment base of SBDC existing business clients grew 7.4% (vs. overall  decline statewide) in 2011 2. Average sales growth for SBDC client businesses exceeded statewide  average: +3.5% vs. ‐1.5% in 2011 3. 27% of our pre‐venture clients in 2010 started a business in 2011
  7. 7. UGA Small Business Development Center • Our basic consulting services include: • Capital assistance  • Marketing • Accounting/Financial Management • Management & Strategic Planning • Human Resources
  8. 8. UGA Small Business Development Center • Other targeted units: • International Trade • Minority Business Development • Medical Practice Management • Agribusiness
  9. 9. That’s a Lot to Cover …. Photo credit: J. Scott Applewhite
  10. 10. UGA Small Business Development Center • Capital assistance
  11. 11. UGA Small Business Development Center • Capital Assistance – Business Plan Development
  12. 12. UGA Small Business Development Center • Capital Assistance – Financial Projections and Pro formas
  13. 13. UGA Small Business Development Center • Capital Assistance – Feasibility Analysis
  14. 14. UGA Small Business Development Center • Capital Assistance – Facilitate completion of checklist requirements
  15. 15. UGA Small Business Development Center • Capital Assistance – Facilitate introduction/communication w/lenders
  16. 16. UGA Small Business Development Center • Agribusiness Clients Include: • Resaca Sun Feeds – Resaca, GA • Lauri Jo’s Southern Style Canning – Norman Park, GA • White Oak Pastures – Bluffton, GA • Carroll’s Sausage & Meats – Ashburn, GA • SBDC Agribusiness Team
  17. 17. UGA Small Business Development Center • The SBDC’s Macon Center covers Middle Georgia • Macon Center has 3 full‐time consultants: • Josh Walton (Area Director) • Lisa Perry • Peter Williams • In 2013, we assisted over 250 clients, including obtaining over $10  million in growth financing
  18. 18. Contact UGA Small Business Development Center – Macon Office 4875 Riverside Drive, Suite 202 Macon, GA 31210 478‐757‐3609 Josh Walton (Area Director) Lisa Perry Peter Williams

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