Sharon Gray, selected as the 2008 State Star of the Delaware Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The SBDC network provides technical assistance to business owners all over the United States


Delaware SBDC Director Clinton Tymes announced that Business Advisor Sharon Gray has been selected as the 2008 State Star of the Delaware SBDC.

“I am pleased to make this announcement, and to recognize Sharon Gray for her extraordinary contributions to the work of the SBDC and small business in Delaware,” said Tymes.

Gray is a Business Advisor at the Sussex County Small Business Development Center in Georgetown. Gray was chosen by the Delaware SBDC for being an exemplary performer, making a significant contribution to Delaware SBDC program, and showing a strong commitment to small business.

“It is an honor to accept this award,” said Gray, “and to have the opportunity to help so many people achieve the dream of starting and succeeding in their own business.”

America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Network is a partnership uniting private enterprise, government, higher education and local nonprofit economic development organizations. It is the Small Business Administration’s largest partnership program, providing management and technical assistance to help Americans start, run and grow their own businesses. With about 1,000 centers across the nation, America’s SBDC network provided business consulting to approximately 200,000 clients, training for more than 400,000 attendees, and other forms of management and technical assistance to approximately 600,000 small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs last year.

A special awards reception honoring the ASBDC 2008 State Stars was held on Friday, September 5, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois in conjunction with ASBDC’s 28th Annual Conference. The reception was graciously sponsored by MyBizHomepage. MyBizHomepage’s free web-based service includes MyBizDashboard™, which lets entrepreneurs and small businesses see their QuickBooks data online, 24×7. It displays important and timely financial notifications. is used in 42 countries around the world.