Keith Sherrill recently joined Central Oregon Community College’s Center for Business, Industry, and Professional Development/Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as the Small Business Management Program Coordinator.

Sherrill is a veteran who trained as a U.S. Army Ranger and served as a Special Operations Aviator. He earned a master’s degree of business administration, and following his military service, Sherrill attended an SBA “Boots to Business” transition program which led to his opening of the award-winning HB Brewing in Mobile, Alabama.

Sherrill’s experience and hard work will be invaluable in recruiting and advising Central Oregon’s small business owners through the Small Business Management program, which is an annual hands-on coaching program for growing businesses.

The Small Business Management program (SBM) is designed for growing businesses looking for long-term, hands-on business assistance. Take advantage of a comprehensive selection of practical seminar topics and one-on-one business advising customized to your needs.

·        Receive monthly advising for your business

·        Develop a plan for sound growth or expansion

·        Discuss issues with a group of your peers

·        Obtain a financial analysis of your business

·        Understand your market and marketing plan

·        Plan for greater profit

SBM is designed to guide you toward achieving your business goals through better organization, management, and operation of your business.