Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network


Staff Listing by Office


Berkshire Regional Office  |  Central Regional Office  |  Massachusetts Export Center  |  Northeast Regional Office  |  Southeast Regional Office  |  State Office  |  Western Regional Office  |  Procurement Technical Assistance Center  |  Government Sales Advisory Program  |  Alphabetical Listing




Staff Member & Title

UMass Amherst 

State Office
Tillson House
University of Massachusetts
23 Tillson Farm Road
Amherst, MA 01003-9346
413-545-6301 | Fax 413-545-1273

Georgianna Parkin, State Director
Alana Atkinson, Personnel and Finance Director
Catherine Cornwell, Publications and Web Manager
Antoinette Uwamwiza, Reporting Analyst

UMass Amherst

Berkshire Regional Office
33 Dunham Mall, Suite 103
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413-499-0933 | Fax 413-499-3005

Keith Girouard, Regional Director
Mark Avnet, Senior Business Advisor
Jayne Bellora, Client Services Coordinator/Office Manager

Clark University 

Central Regional Office
Clark University
125 Woodland Street
Carriage House, First Floor Right
Worcester, MA 01610
508-793-7615 | Fax 508-793-8890

Richard Cheney, Regional Director
Robert DelMastro, Senior Business Advisor
Sarah Doran, Client Services Coordinator/Office Manager
Thomas Herald, Senior Business Advisor

Cheryl Miller, Senior Business Advisor

 Salem State University

Northeast Regional Office
Salem State University
Bertolon School of Business
71 Loring Avenue, Room CC156

Salem, MA 01970
978-542-6343 | Fax 978-542-6345

Nancy Gerardi, Regional Director
Awilda Irizarry, Senior Business Advisor
Walter Manninen, Senior Business Advisor/Financial Specialist
Kaitlin Muldoon, Client Services Coordinator
Rosa Taormina, Business Advisor

UMass Amherst

Southeast Regional Office
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721
508-673-9783 | Fax 508-674-1929

Melinda Ailes, Senior Business Advisor/Financial Advisor
Anne Fenton, Client Services Coordinator
Alison Moriarty, Administrative Assistant

Nancy Lowd, Senior Business Advisor

  Webster Bank
475 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02171
508-673-9783 | Fax 508-674-1929
Jill Beresford, Senior Business Advisor
  Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
5 Patti Page Way
Centerville, MA 02632
508-673-9783 | Fax 508-674-1929
Clifford Robbins, Senior Business Advisor

UMass Amherst

Western  Regional Office
Scibelli Enterprise Center
1 Federal Street, Building 101
Springfield, MA 01105
413-577-1768 | Fax 413-737-2312

Samalid Hogan, Regional Director
Anita Eliason, Senior Business Advisor
Allen Kronick, Senior Business Advisor

UMass Amherst

Massachusetts Export Center
Mount Ida Campus
Campus Center, Suite 207​
100 Carlson Avenue
Newton, MA 02459-3326


Paula Murphy, Director
Julia Dvorko, Central & Western Massachusetts Regional Director
Jason Hoagland,
Assistant International Trade Specialist
Kathleen Newell, Trade Compliance Manager
Bay Tipping, Outreach Coordinator

UMass Amherst Government Sales Advisory Program
Central Massachusetts
Sandra Ledbetter, Government Sales Advisor
  Southeastern Massachusetts
Daniel Lilly, SBIR Specialist

UMass Amherst

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Scibelli Enterprise Center
1 Federal Street, Building 101
Springfield, MA 01105
413-577-1764 | Fax 413-737-2312

Peter Cokotis, Program Manager

  Serving the Boston Area & Southeastern Massachusetts
Stanley Grip, Procurement Specialist
  Serving Western Massachusetts
Grace Otta, Procurement Specialist

Serving the North Shore & Lowell Area
600 Suffolk Street, Suite 160-I
Lowell, MA 01854


Michelle Simoes, Procurement Specialist