GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) recently promoted Beth Roszatycki to the position of Chief Client Services Officer.
In her new role, Roszatycki will develop and manage strategy for 10 Regional Offices, the Growth Team and the Technology Commercialization (Tech Team). Her responsibilities include fostering cross-functional collaboration that results in ideation, incubation, development and implementation of strategic priorities that best deploy existing and new resources and tools to small businesses across the state.
“Our clients are the reason we exist, and our mission is to help Michigan small businesses succeed,” said MI-SBDC CEO and Executive Director J.D. Collins. “Creating this position signifies how much we value our clients and how they are front and center in our organization. Beth will be point in ensuring the client experience with the MI-SBDC is nothing but exemplary.”
Roszatycki responded, “We have amazing momentum as the state is rebounding from the pandemic to further uplift and assist small businesses. I am extremely excited for the opportunity to help shape the what and the how of the MI-SBDC to continue to improve our client services and partnerships. This position will have the ability to collaborate with our entire network to provide the best support possible to future and current entrepreneurs in Michigan.”
Prior to becoming CCSO, Roszatycki was director of the MI-SBDC Lake Huron Region, hosted by Saginaw Valley State University. Regional accomplishments over the last two years included $18M in capital formation, >90 business starts, $5M+ increase in sales, >550 jobs and >1300 clients served. She was honored as a co-winner of the MI-SBDC’s 2021 Culture Award and most recently was awarded the 2022 Great Lakes Bay Region Ambassador of the Year. Roszatycki will continue to be based in Saginaw.
The MI-SBDC provides no-cost consulting, business education, market research and technology commercialization to new and existing businesses throughout Michigan’s 83 counties. Michiganders looking to start or grow a business can connect to free export services, market research, cybersecurity resources and business education through the MI-SBDC.
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About the Michigan Small Business Development Center
The Michigan Small Business Development Center’s mission is to provide no-cost consulting, business education, market research and technology commercialization to new and existing businesses throughout Michigan’s 83 counties. Michigan SBDC services are available through the support of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
The MI-SBDC is committed to fostering and sustaining a culture of inclusion through equitable outreach and service to Michigan’s diverse business community. Entrepreneurs and small business owners may access the services of their nearest Michigan SBDC office by visiting michigansbdc.org.
The MI-SBDC is hosted on a state level by Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. Regional hosts include Saginaw Valley State University, Grand Valley State University, Western Michigan University, Mid Michigan College, Michigan Technological University, Kettering University, Eastern Michigan University, Washtenaw Community College and Lansing Community College.