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    2016 ND SBDC Annual Report


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Fargo SBDC


The Fargo SBDC, in collaboration with its resource partners, provides assistance to entrepreneurs in Cass, Traill and Steele counties.

NDSU Research and Technology Park
1854 NDSU Research Circle N Suite #7
Fargo, ND 58102
P: 701.499.5273
F: 701.499.3610

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Paul Smith,
Fargo Regional Director

Paul joins the ND Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Fargo Regional Center with 25 years of business and consulting experience. He has worked with organizations of all sizes and has a passion for helping companies start, manage and grow their businesses.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Lawrence University and a Master’s Degree from Northwestern University.  His areas of expertise include leadership, strategic, marketing and operational planning and execution, organizational alignment, branding, communications and business development.

His experience spans a diverse range of industries including: financial, retail, manufacturing, technology, transitional management, agribusiness, customer service, engineering, healthcare and media. Most recently, he was vice president of a retail and wholesale financial services business in the Fargo area.