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Southwester's Small Business Development Center hires Ruthie Painter to serve Curry County

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s (SWOCC) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to introduce Ruthie Painter as the Business Advisor/Instructor serving Curry County. Ruthie has been a Business Development Specialist for the Small Business Development Center at Southern Oregon University (SOU) since 2005.  A frequent visitor to Bandon since 1989, she moved to the coast in 2013.  She has a passion for business and has been an entrepreneur in Oregon since 1974.  Painter owned restaurants, was a Business Development Consultant, and a writing and business development coach.  Ruthie focuses on assisting entrepreneurs to enhance all aspects of their operations with creative solutions, efficiency, and profitability.  Painter is a dedicated advocate for small business development in Oregon.
 
Ruthie will be visiting Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford at least twice each month to meet with existing business owners and those hoping to launch new ventures.  She can be reached to schedule appointment times by calling 541-756-6866 or ruth.painter@socc.edu.
 
Arlene Soto, SWOCC SBDC Director says “We are excited to have such a wonderful resource person in our region. With Ruthie, we will be able to better serve all the businesses that need assistance. We are fortunate to have her on the team.”


Published Aug 20, 2014


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