Johnson City Center | ETSU

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Welcome to the official page of our Johnson City, TN TSBDC Office. The Johnson City, TN TSBDC Office is hosted by East Tennessee State University. Our Johnson City, TN TSBDC Office serves Carter County, TN; Greene County, TN; Johnson County, TN; Unicoi County, TN; & Washington County, TN.

Serving these local communities, the Johnson City, TN TSBDC Office provides small business start-up services including, but not limited to: business plan development, financial planning assistance, marketing plan development, sources of capital, & social media guidance.

In addition to start-up assistance, the Johnson City, TN TSBDC Office provides existing business assistance including, but not limited to: business growth planning, government contracting guidance, international trade guidance, sources of capital, & social media strategy guidance.

At East Tennessee State University, our Small Business Development Center is located in our Innovation Lab where we welcome entrepreneurs and small businesses and provide education and guidance. The staff takes pride in assisting new clients as they take the first steps toward success. I invite you to see for yourself what SBDC can do for you.

Dr. Brian Noland

President, East Tennessee State University

Contact Information

2109 West Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604
United States (US)
Phone: 4234398505
Fax: 4234398506

Hours of Operation


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Our free business advising services provide the convenience of a local adviser in your area. We can help you explore your business idea or talk about your existing business and the issues you may be facing. We want to be with you for the life of your business and see you grow and succeed.

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Meet Our Staff

Dr. Bob Justice


Specialty Areas:

Advanced Financial Analysis, SBA Loan Packaging, Medical Practice Management, Disaster Preparedness

Mark Bays

Business Technology Counselor

Specialty Areas:

Computer systems integration, Business applications of Social Media, Business Startups

Teresa Shipley

Executive Aide

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