Mississippi Small Business
Development Center
Transforming Mississippi One Small Business at a Time

Foster Mississippi's entrepreneurial ecosystem; providing business expertise and resources that drive success.


Be the gateway to and premier provider of small business assistance and resources that lead to success and entrepreneurial growth.


Success of our Clients
Educate and empower our clients to exceed their dreams.

Embrace innovation and new opportunities specific to the needs of our clients and stakeholders.

Collaboration and Teamwork
We are a team. We foster mutual respect, facilitate processional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork. We inspire challenge and support each other to be the best. A highly collaborative network, using internal and external partnerships to leverage resources and create mutually beneficial results for our clients and stakeholders.

Trustworthy and ethical, demonstrating unwavering respect and integrity. Professionalism is the cornerstone of our organization that upholds the standards of client confidentiality, stakeholder engagement and satisfaction.

Performance and Accountability
Performance that is measurable and result-oriented. Committed to delivering an exceptional return on investment, while measuring and reporting our results to stakeholders, partners, and the public.

Engage and build a highly-skilled and talented team that effectively serve Mississippi’s diverse market and client base.


It is Mississippi SBDC Network policy to not divulge any information including the name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number of any person/business receiving counseling or training assistance to any individual or organization without the express written consent of the individual/business.

Our Results:
Mississippi Small Business Development Centers results for FFY 2019
207 - Businesses Started
791 - 
Jobs Created 
 - Jobs Retained
$77.9 Million - In Capital Formation
$14.8 Million - In New Sales Growth
The Mississippi Small Business Development Center is an accredited member of America's Small Business Development Centers and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration through The University of Mississippi. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or The University of Mississippi. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and limited English language proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.