Lone Star College System SBDC welcomes new advisory board members
Published on: October 15, 2013
Star College System Small Business Development Center announced this week that
Dan Elliott and Jim Pollard have joined its advisory council.
grateful to be able to add our two newest members,” said Sal Mira, LSCS-SBDC
executive director. “These two gentlemen have a wealth of business experience.
I look forward to them sharing their knowledge so that we can continue to
help small businesses evolve to the next level and better compete in today’s
global economy. They add an entirely new depth to our otherwise very qualified
Elliott is currently managing director of Sunbelt
Business Sales & Acquisitions with more than 20 years’ experience in
mergers, acquisitions and business sales. Elliott has received the professional
designations of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and Master Merger &
Acquisitions Intermediary (MMAI).
is the general manager of Community Impact Newspaper in The Woodlands, the
fastest growing news organization in the state of Texas. Prior to joining the
Community Impact Newspaper, Pollard held senior level leadership positions with
the Houston Chronicle, Houston Community Newspapers, Los Angeles Newspaper
Group, McClatchy Newspapers and Harte-Hanks Communications.
Members of the LSCS SBDC Advisory council provide
guidance and suggestions to help the SBDC move forward. Among other
functions performed by the LSCS SBDC Advisory Council, its members review and
select finalists for the annual Small Business of the Year awards, which is
celebrating its 27th year on Nov. 14 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.
LSCS-SBDC help entrepreneurs and businesses evolve to the next level and better
compete in today’s global economy. With 60 years of personal business ownership
experience in diverse industries, LSCS SBDC consultants help business owners
develop strategies, secure debt and equity financing, increase
sales, improve productivity and profitability, evaluate financials, all
at little or no cost to local area business owners and
to visit its website and learn more about the LSCS-SBDC.
Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years.
Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success
and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a
total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest
institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing
community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the
chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair,
LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University
Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center
at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online.