Cookeville Center | TTU

TTU Center Service Area Welcome to the official page of our Cookeville, TN TSBDC Office. The Cookeville, TN TSBDC Office is hosted by Tennessee Tech University. Located in the heart of the Upper Cumberland, our Cookeville, TN TSBDC Office serves Clay County, TN; DeKalb County, TN; Fentress County, TN; Jackson County, TN; Pickett County, TN; Putnam County, TN; Smith County, TN; & White County, TN.

Serving these local communities, the Cookeville, 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 Cookeville, 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.

As President of the Tennessee Tech University, I would like to congratulate you on taking the first step to starting or growing your business. Our Small Business Development Center is here to provide you with guidance and training to help you start or grow your business. I invite you to become a client of our Small Business Development Center today and take advantage of all the resources they have to offer you.
Dr. Phil Oldham

President, Tennessee Tech University

Center hosted by:

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The TTU center is currently re-establishing it’s center in a new location and is temporarily unable to recieve clients or take phone calls. Please contact the TSBDC Lead Center at 1-877-898-3900 for assistance in this interim. The center is scheduled to reopen in early April. We apologize for any inconvenience during this time.

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

Jen Dangelo


Business Professional Profile: Masters of Professional Studies (MPS): Training & Development

Specialty Areas: 

Social Media Strategy, Website Development, Digital & Print Marketing, Workforce Development & Training

Kylee Millsaps

Small Business Specialist

Business Professional Profile: Bachelor of Business Administration: Marketing/Finance

Specialty Areas: 

Business Plan Development, Market Research

Kayla Pace

Program Coordinator

Specialty Areas: 

Communications, Market Research

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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