Mississippi Small Business
Development Center
Helping to Transform Mississippi One Small Business at a Time.
Mission

Transforming Mississippi One Small Business at a Time.

Vision

To provide services and support that will enable the state of Mississippi to become the leading environment for small business success in the nation.

Core Values

BALANCE
Challenging ourselves with ambitious goals while treating each other with respect, Excelling through risk taking while honoring safety and wellness, Valuing and exploring professional development, Appreciating tradition and innovation with both pride and humility, Embracing stewardship in the community in which we live.

STRETCHING THROUGH ENGAGEMENT
Leaving one's own comfort zone, Rejecting apathy or passivity, Grappling with intellectual knowledge and demonstrating ethical behavior, Embracing a lifelong commitment to learning and to personal growth.

A COMMUNITY OF EXCELLENCE
Supporting achievement of the MSBDC WIGS, Building and sustaining meaningful relationships with an emphasis on collaboration, Promoting independence, self-advocacy and personal growth, Seeking avenues for improvement towards achieving one's personal potential, Aspiring towards and rewarding creativity, imagination and innovation.

COMMITMENT TO INTEGRITY
Character and responsibility, Honesty and personal accountability, Caring and respect, Kindness and selflessness, acceptance and tolerance, wholeness and wellness, Self-awareness and reflection.
Our Results:
Mississippi Small Business Development Centers results for FFY 2017
217 - Businesses Started
998 - Jobs Created
673 - Jobs Retained
$52.2 Million - In Capital Formation
$10.3 Million - In New Sales Growth