Your Team

Meet the Southwestern Oregon SBDC team

Your Team

Our team at the Southwestern Oregon Community College SBDC understands living and working on the Oregon Coast. The coast is rural. Transportation to markets can be an issue. Many businesses are seasonal. Let our seasoned professionals guide your business to find the best routes to profitability and long term success.

  • Gayle Goldstone
    Gayle GoldstoneAdviser
    Gayle possesses an MBA in Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Analysis. Gayle has been a college instructor for 36 years in two areas: Business Management and Entrepreneurship.
  • Peter Altschul
    Peter AltschulProgram Coordinator
    I have a unique career journey: customer service rep; grants manager; trainer of New York City taxi drivers; DEI consultant; common ground creator; author; musician; stepparent.
  • Derek Tonn
    Derek TonnDirector
    Prior to my work with the Small Business Development Center in southwestern Oregon, I spent seven years working in higher education at two institutions in Minnesota, as well as 22+ years working full-time in creating and operating my own small business.
  • Mary Loiselle
    Mary LoiselleAdviser
    Mary grew up in North Bend and moved to San Diego as an adult. Mary developed the Employment Resources Center for the Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton. She completed her Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Institutional Administration.

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