Memphis Center | SWTCC

SWTCC Service Area Welcome to the official page of our Memphis, TN TSBDC Office. The Memphis, TN TSBDC Office is hosted by Southwest Tennessee Community College. Our Memphis, TN TSBDC Office serves Fayette County, TN & Shelby County, TN. Serving these local communities, the Memphis, 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 Memphis, 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.

Southwest Tennessee Community College is responsive to the workforce development needs of the Mid-South region by partnering with business and industry to provide the necessary training and education needed by employers. We salute you on continuing your journey of starting or growing your business. You can rely on our Small Business Development Center for both guidance and training to enhance your business. We encourage you to become a client of our Small Business Development Center.

Dr. Tracy Hall

President, Southwest Tennessee Community College

The Memphis Small Business Development Center is proud to be a Grow with Google Partner! Be sure to ask about upcoming Google-sponsored seminars, or about getting your business listed on Google!

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Contact Information

8800 East Shelby Drive, Maxine A. Smith Center, Suite 112
Memphis, Tennessee 38125
United States (US)
Phone: 9013335085
Fax: 9013335698

Contact Information

Office of Business Diversity & Compliance Entrepreneurs Network Center
480 Dr. MLK Blvd,
Memphis, Tennessee 38126
United States (US)
Phone: 9016369300

Hours of Operation

Monday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Need Advising?

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.

Meet Our Staff

Rory Thomas

Executive Director

Specialty Areas:

Business and strategic planning, Business writing and communications, Financial analysis, Youth entrepreneurship, Website development

William Richardson

Associate Director

Specialty Areas:

Business Accounting Software, 8A Certification, Bill of Materials, Business Acquisition, GSA Contracts

NaShawn Branch, DBA

Small Business Specialist

Specialty Areas:

Business Plans, Marketing Research, Feasibility Studies, Financial Forecast, Market Assessments, Quantitative & Qualitative Research

Training Events

Don't see the training you're looking for?

Don’t worry! We’ve got lots of training events happening and our lists update all the time. Use the button below to search through available training.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, TSBDC centers are not accepting walk-in or in-person client meetings at this time. Counseling will continue via phone, email, and online video conferencing methods. Please use the Request Free Advising button below to request counseling, or the locations dropdown to find contact information for your local center. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at onlinecenter@tsbdc.org.