Director, Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Year Started at JMU: 2002

krechjh@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • M.A., Technical and Scientific Communication, James Madison University
  • B.A. Bridgewater College
Professional Background
  • 30 years of practical experience in small business and non-profit management, operations, marketing, and finances.
Positions Held
  • 2010 - present - Director, Small Business Development Center, James Madison University
  • 2000 - 2010 - Small Business Development Center, James Madison University
  • Taught Business, Accounting and Computer classes at Dominion College
Service
  • Economic Development Committee of Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance
  • Harrisonburg Loan Fund Committee
  • Planning Team for the Non-Profit Institute
  • Chairs the Staff Learning & Growth Team for the Virginia Network
Grants
  • July 2013

    Joyce H. Krech (Director, Small Business Development Center) received $426,253 from the U.S. Small Business Administration, $2,500 from the City of Lexington, Va., and $500 from Highland County, Va., to support the Central Region Small Business Development Center.

  • September 2013

    Joyce H. Krech (Director, Shenandoah Small Business Development Center) received $10,000 from the City of Harrisonburg, $2,500 from Rockbridge County and $1,250 from the City of Buena Vista for the Shenandoah Small Business Development Center to support the center.

  • April 2014

    Joyce H. Krech (Director, Shenandoah Small Business Development Center) received $1,250 from the City of Buena Vista for support of the Central Region Small Business Development Center for fiscal year 2014.

  • August 2014

    Joyce H. Krech (Director, Small Business Development Center) received $6,000 from Augusta County and $5,000 from Rockingham County for the support of the Central Region Small Business Development Center.

  • May 2014

    Joyce H. Krech (Director, Small Business Development Center) received $463,319 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to support the Central Region Small Business Development Center.

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