A new Arkansas Small Business Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) satellite office has been set up at the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark.
Opened in August 2020, the ASBTDC satellite office is designed to assist the regional office, located on the Arkansas Tech University campus in Russellville, with its small business services.
Tamara Morris, a business consultant with ASBTDC, will be based at the satellite office, which is located in the Technology and Administrative Support Building at ATU-Ozark. Morris obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
According to Rhonda Hawkins, the ASBTDC regional director, the new satellite office will increase accessibility to small business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the Arkansas River Valley.
“Ozark campus administration has been very gracious in providing an office for our new business consultant to help us achieve this goal. Having a consultant at each campus will allow us to better serve the businesses within our nine-county region,”she said in a statement.
The ATU ASBTDC office serves nine counties, including Conway, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Pope, Scott, Sebastian and Yell counties.