Center Profile

Founded: 1980
Specialties: International Program, PTAC
Counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Upper Bucks and Northern Montgomery

Staff Profile

James Fischer
Director

Christine Cleaver
Program Director, South Bethlehem Assistance Program

Cora Landis

Cora Landis

Cora Landis
Program Director, International Trade Development

Robert Mineo

Robert Mineo

Robert Mineo
Program Director, Financing Assistance Program

Robert Mineo has been working at the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center for the past 5 years.  Starting out as a student, he performed business research and provided consulting for both aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners. 

In his current role as Financing Assistance Program Director, he specializes in educating clients on their financing options, and helping to prepare funding presentations for lenders and investors.  Robert has a degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Lehigh University.

Bret Smith

Bret Smith

Brett Smith
Consultant, Government Marketing

Mary Beth Zingone
Consultant, New Ventures

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Lehigh University SBDC
416 E. 5th Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3980



 

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The First Step

The First Step is a seminar that covers topics such as what is needed to get started, obtaining financing, licenses and applications that are needed and the importance and function of a business plan, marketing plan and financial plan. An SBDC…