Meet Teresa Davis

Teresa Davis

Teresa DavisTeresa Davis, certified public accountant and partner with Hill & Davis, CPA, understands the value of accounting and record keeping. As a new Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) contract consultant, Davis plans to share what she knows with small business owners facing the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Meet Dr. Vince Magnini

Dr. Vince Magnini

Dr. Vince MagniniDr. Vince Magnini has an extensive background in retail and restaurant management. He also knows how to market those businesses.

The former college professor who taught marketing at Longwood University is one of three new specialized consultants for the Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC).…

Meet Michael Duncan

michael duncan at deskMichael Duncan came to the Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for advice when he was starting his sixth business in 2005. Now an SBDC consultant, Duncan’s the one giving the advice.

Duncan started working for Longwood SBDC in 2014, initially specializing in financial projections for small businesses.

Meet Michael Scales

Michael ScalesMichael Scales, business analyst for the Longwood Small Business Development Center Western Region, knows business from the ground up. The Martinsville native owned and operated a family construction business for over 30 years.

Scales, who will base his operations in the Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) Dalton IDEA Center located at 26 Fayette Street, Uptown Martinsville, is looking forward to building relationships with SBDC clients.…

Meet Brandon Hennessey

Brandon Hennessey

Brandon HennesseySBDC Business Analyst Brandon Hennessey sees every new business as a work in progress. It’s not just a figure of speech for Hennessey — he started his career as an art teacher.

Hennessey, who has a degree in visual art, painting and drawing with a concentration in education, later received a Master of Business Administration degree from Longwood University.…

Meet Sherri Moore

Sherri MooreSBDC Associate Director Sherri Moore knows finance. Part of her job at the Farmville office is to manage the budget for SBDC offices in Danville, Martinsville, South Boston, Petersburg and Farmville.

A native of Farmville, Moore went to Longwood University where she received a degree in business with a concentration in finance.…

Meet Jennifer Baldwin

jennifer baldwinAre you a Longwood SBDC client? Then chances are you’ve met SBDC Operations Manager Jennifer Baldwin.

At SBDC since 2010, Baldwin greets clients at the front desk in the Farmville office. In between she attends to countless other details.

“I manage inventory and take care of ordering supplies for all five offices,” Baldwin said.…

Meet Lin Hite

Lin HiteLin Hite is a man who enjoys his work.

“I haven’t had a bad day,” Hite said of the last year and a half he’s served as South Boston’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) director. “At SBDC we look out for our clients — everyone pitches in to help with special problems or concerns.”…