Senior Associate State Director
Bion Schulken is the NC SBTDC's Senior Associate State Director. He joined the SBTDC in 2003 and has served as a Technology Commercialization Counselor in the regional centers at East Carolina University and The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He most recently served as Assistant Director of Strategy and Growth Services. In his current role, he has oversight for SBTDC field operations including the 10 regional service centers.
Bion is a North Carolina native and graduate of East Carolina University with a BS degree in Industrial Technology. His work experience includes operations and engineering management with Procter & Gamble and leadership in several manufacturing-related small businesses. He is a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and an ASQ certified Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence.