Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network


Staff Listing by Office


State Office  |  Berkshire Regional Office  |  Central Regional Office  |  Greater Boston Regional Office  |  Northeast Regional Office  |  Southeast Regional Office  |   Western Regional Office  |  Massachusetts Export Center  |   Government Sales Advisory Program  |  Massachusetts APEX Accelerator  |  Alphabetical Staff Listing
   State Office - Headquarters
UMass Amherst 

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

Cliff Paredes, State Director
Alana Atkinson, Director of Personnel and Finance
Catherine Cornwell, Publications and Web Manager
Georgianna Parkin, Professional Staff
Antoinette Uwamwiza, Reporting Analyst

   Regional Offices
UMass Amherst

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

Keith Girouard, Regional Director
Jayne Bellora, Client Services Coordinator/Business Advisor

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

Thomas Herald, Regional Director
Sarah Doran, Client Services Coordinator
Anthony Fiore, Senior Business Advisor

UMass Amherst
Greater Boston Regional Office
Mount Ida Campus
Campus Center, Suite 204-205
100 Carlson Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
Debra Raisner Thompson, Regional Director
Manassah Bradley, Senior Business Advisor
Gavin Rocha, Client Services Coordinator

 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 & Financial Specialist
Kaitlin Muldoon, Client Services Coordinator
Rosa Taormina, Senior Business Advisor & Certified Digital Marketing Professional

UMass Amherst

Southeast Regional Office
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Anne Fenton, Client Services Coordinator
Alison Moriarty, Administrative Assistant

Nancy Lowd, Senior Business Advisor

  Quincy TBD Jill Beresford, Senior Business Advisor
  Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
5 Patti Page Way
Centerville, MA 02632
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

Robert DelMastro, Regional Director
Anita Eliason, Senior Business Advisor
Allen Kronick, Senior Business Advisor
Paula Pawloski, Client Services Coordinator

   Specialty Centers
UMass Amherst

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


Paula Murphy, Director
Julia Dvorko, Central & Western Massachusetts Regional Director
Jason Hoagland,
Assistant International Trade Specialist
Kathleen Kinahan-Newell, International Trade Compliance Manager

UMass Amherst Government Sales Advisory Program
Central Massachusetts

Sandra Ledbetter, Government Sales Advisor
  Southeastern Massachusetts
Daniel Lilly, SBIR Specialist

UMass Amherst

Massachusetts APEX Accelerator
Scibelli Enterprise Center
1 Federal Street, Building 101
Springfield, MA 01105
413-577-1764 | Fax 413-737-2312

Peter Cokotis, Program Manager

  Serving Southeastern Massachusetts, Greater Boston Area and the North Shore & Lowell Area
Stanley Grip, Procurement Specialist
  Serving Western Massachusetts
Grace Otta, Procurement Specialist