Associate State Director, Field Operations
Bion Schulken is the NC SBTDC's Associate State Director for Field Operations. 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 & Organization Development. 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.