Your Team

A team of experienced business advisers ready to help you succeed!

Your Team

The Linn-Benton Community College SBDC team has entrepreneurial and business knowledge and decades of experience working with a diverse range of markets.

Our team of seasoned business advisers will help you identify, understand and overcome the challenges of running a successful business. SBDC advisers are industry experts with proven track records in their fields. All advising services are confidential and free of charge.

  • Peter Bober
    Peter BoberAdviser
    Pete is a retired Small Business Development Center Director who worked for close to thirty years supporting the business community through the development of business and workforce development programs. Pete has a bachelor degree in Speech Communications and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies with areas
  • Sebastian de Assis
    Sebastian de AssisAdviser
    >Sebastian de Assis is a proficient business adviser, coach, and teacher with decades of professional experience. His eclectic background ranges from starting up several small businesses to exercising executive level positions at large corporations and nonprofit groups. A graduate of the University of Hawaii and
  • George Medellin
    George MedellinAdviser
    How do your colleagues describe you? “George is energetic, fun, relaxed, and loves working with people in business and academia.” Why do you do what you do? “I enjoy helping people create their dreams and taking care of themselves in the process. Combining personal business
  • Marlene Peterson
    Marlene PetersonAdviser
    Marlene readily admits she made every novice mistake in the book when she first started Campagna Foods, a specialty foods manufacturing business she operated successfully for more than 20 years. Her passion as an adviser comes from her genuine wish to help her clients avoid

Connect with us today

You’ve got the idea and the business, let us help you take it to the next level.