Margaret U. Horne, MBA, CVA is the Director of Gannon University Small Business Development Center. Maggie earned an associate’s and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with concentration in marketing and management from Penn State University, and her MBA from Point Park University. She is also a Certified Valuation Analyst. Her background includes experience in law, accounting, education and business valuation. Maggie has published articles and presented locally and nationally on topics including competitive intelligence, business valuation and business management. She has also taught a variety of courses for community colleges and other education facilities. For over six years, Maggie provided general consulting services to pre-venture clients and existing businesses in Mercer County and specialized business valuation consulting services to clients in Erie, Warren, Crawford and Mercer counties and served as Manager of Business Consulting prior to her appointment as Director of the Center.