instructor Robert Sherk has been named the Oregon Small Business Development
Center Network’s 2013 “State Star.” The award is made annually to individuals
who make significant contributions to the regional SBDC program and show a
strong commitment to small business.
Sherk has been an
instructor in the Oregon SBDC system for nearly 15 years and is currently
teaching in the Clackamas SBDC Small Business Management program. Hundreds of
successful businesses in Clackamas County and throughout the state have
benefitted from his guidance and expertise. As a nationally renowned marketing
expert, Sherk has shared his knowledge with SBDC colleagues across the country.
describe Sherk as passionate about business and teaching as well as the success
of the people he counsels. “He is a great instructor,” said Lindsey Newkirk, an
SBDC student. “Bob has become a counselor on life, careers and relationships.
He truly wants each of us to succeed.”
represent Oregon at a gala reception at the annual “America’s SBDC” (ASBDC)
Conference in Orlando on September 9. ASBDC consists of 63 SBDC networks
throughout the United States and its territories.
information, contact Robert Campbell at 503-594-0733.