Our Team

Since 1984, the SBTDC has served North Carolina business owners and entrepreneurs. The Raleigh office professional staff who combine real-life business experience with industry experience, education and advanced training. Many of our counselors have been business owners or have held executive positions.

Your Business Advisors


Alex Viva Mike Carnes
Alex Viva
Center Director
Mike Carnes
Ginny Vaca
International Business
Development Counselor
Katrece Boyd
Business Counselor


Statewide Programs & Services