EKU SBDC in Somerset Now Has a New Location

EKU SBDC in Somerset Now Has a New Location

Regional Small Business News

As of July 2015 the Somerset EKU Small Business Development Center has a new location. The office has moved to the Eastern Kentucky University Somerset Campus at:

  • Eastern Kentucky University Somerset Campus, 46 Turpen Court, Somerset, KY 42503 [Editor's Note: Since publication of this article, the Somerset office has been closed.]

EKU SBDC Management Consultant Retires after 17 Years of Service

John Preston, Management Coordinator, based out of the EKU Somerset office retired in July after 17 years of service with the EKU SBDC.

John first started working with the EKU SBDC in 1999 and has been integral in our goal to reach out to communities in SBDC's fifteen-county region.

John served as a general management consultant, working one-on-one with clients and coordinating training workshops. He has more than 28 years of experience in business. His expertise includes banking, mortgage and consumer lending and personnel management. He also managed his own insurance agency for five years. John earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.

John will be missed by his team members and the SBDC community. The EKU SBDC would like to thank John Preston for his contributions to the Southeastern Kentucky region,  his genuine concern and commitment to his clients, and his dedication and hard work for the EKU SBDC.

Published on August 06, 2015