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 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 Ellen Templeton

templeton picEllen Templeton, director of the Crater Small Business Development Center of Longwood University, believes her job is all about being positive.

“When you work with small businesses, you have to smile,” she said. “Their enthusiasm is contagious.”

Working as an economic developer, Templeton often countered negative comments like, “There’s too much traffic here,” with her own take.…

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.…