Your Team

Meet the SBDC Team in Gresham, Oregon

Your Team

Our team of experienced advisers understands the struggles of starting and growing businesses in East County. Let us help you in your success.

Contact our office today at 503-491-7658 to learn more.

  • Guy Edwards
    Guy EdwardsAdviser
    Guy Edwards specializes in social media marketing and search engine optimization. After attending the Art Institute of Chicago, he went to work with large publications to help them transition from print publication to online subscriptions. He has pioneered e-commerce for businesses and distance learning courses for major universities. Guy now owns a company that develops and markets websites for organizations, including Animal Planet, Intel, Pendleton Woolen Mills and Willamette Egg Farms.
  • Diana Moreno
    Diana MorenoDirector
    For many years, Diana held different SBDC roles throughout California and Nevada, including providing independent contractor services through her own management consulting business.
  • Nekol Pyle
    Nekol PyleAdviser
    Nekol entered the accounting field in 1993. In 1997, she started a small business in Vermont as a bookkeeper, financial manager, QuickBooks consultant, auditor and forensic accountant. As her business grew, she provided services across multiple industries, helping a wide array of small business owners implement the specific accounting processes they needed to become successful.
  • Joe King
    Joe KingAdviser
    Joe is local to the east county area. He served in the military before earning a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management and an MBA. Joe has more than 30 years of experience in the Banking and real estate industries as well as founding and operating several small businesses. Joe has been a business instructor at MHCC for 12 years, teaching entrepreneurship, business, finance, accounting and economics. Joe has a wide and deep range of knowledge and experience in all areas of business, and can help you with startup, finance, marketing and management.
  • Gerri Raisanen
    Gerri RaisanenAdviser
    Gerri has worked at the Small Business Development Center since 2007. Gerri helps clients schedule appointments with the business advisers and register for the classes that will assist them in their small businesses. She also provides support to the director, business advisers and Instructors. Prior to joining the SBDC, Gerri work as a claims analyst helping businesses process their unemployment claims.

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