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Steve Bob

Associate Director of Small Business Development Center

Contact

Office Phone:

(312) 413-3278

Email:

sbob@uic.edu

About

Steve enjoys working with start-up and existing business owners who desire assistance growing their businesses. He has worked with hundreds of different businesses over the years helping them address everything from financial projections to process improvement, marketing to funding. He also teaches about various small business topics.

Steve has worked in a diverse mix of organizations over the past 25 years, including small business development centers, managing a small credit union, and being part of the management team of a small business incubator. Steve has been responsible for such activities as managing the remodeling of a 36,000 square foot building, supervising technology and financial functions, assisting refugees and asylees to develop and grow businesses, helping business owners who were unable to secure funds from traditional loan sources, managing new product roll outs, and many others activities. Steve served as the Treasurer of Credit Builders Alliance, a non-profit whose mission is to help organizations move people from poverty to prosperity through credit building.

Education

Master of Business Administration

Licensures and Certifications

GrowthWheel Certified Business Advisor