The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center has announced Robert Fiederlein and Cathy Mogler as the newest members of its advisory council.
“The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center continues to help small businesses stay competitive,” said Sal Mira, executive director of the SBDC. “We are fortunate to have these two experts join our advisory council. Their experience and background will be a tremendous asset for the center and area small businesses.”
The Small Business Advisory Council provides a communication system with area employers, community leaders, entrepreneurs and the Lone Star College Small Business Development Center offering experienced business consulting to help entrepreneurs evolve to the next level of business.
Council members represent local businesses, bankers, professionals, chambers of commerce, associations and Lone Star College. Through this partnership Lone Star College continues to work in the community to be a constantly relevant source for business assistance, growth and expansion.
Fiederlein is the vice president of strategic planning and development for the Greenspoint District. The district was created by the state Legislature in 1991, at the request of commercial property owners and is funded through their assessments to provide services and improvements to ensure the growth and prosperity of the Greenspoint area.
Prior to joining the district, Fiederlein served as chief of staff to both Peter Brown and Gabriel Vasquez, former Houston city council members. He has also worked for two other Houston-area management districts, serving as the executive director for the Memorial City Management District and Memorial City Redevelopment Authority, and, most recently, the senior project manager for the Greater East End Management District.
Mogler is a media entrepreneur who began her career in newspaper advertising and radio. She has since created and/or managed a number of media properties, including an alternative health care newspaper and a national trade journal.
After moving to Texas, she launched a successful marketing and PR firm and a high-end B2B publication. Currently she is the publisher of PKWY. Mogler is also experienced in Web design, social media and digital marketing.
The LSC SBDC assists companies to be ready to evolve and compete in today's global economy. SBDC services are available for companies in every phase of the business life cycle, helping entrepreneurs make sound decisions and succeed.
Each year, the LSC SBDC Advisory Council recognizes successful small businesses that make an impact in the local community as part of the annual SBDC Small Business of the Year awards ceremony.
Visit sbdc.LoneStar.edu to learn more about the Lone Star College Small Business Development Center.
Known for its leadership, innovation and steadfast commitment to student success, Lone Star College provides high-quality academic transfer and workforce education / career training programs to more than 83,000 credit students each semester, and a total enrollment of 95,000 students. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to promote student success and economic prosperity. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.