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SBDC Office Hours: Steve Sweeney

  • Addison Treehouse 14681 Midway Road Addison, TX 75001 (map)

The mission of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is to promote entrepreneurship and small business growth.  Nearly 1,000 service centers in America’s nationwide network of SBDCs provide management education through low-cost training and no-cost business counseling services.  The Addison Economic Development department and the Treehouse have partnered with the Dallas Metropolitan SBDC to offer on-site services for any present or prospective business owners in northern Dallas County. 

 

Steve Sweeney has over 24 years of broad experience across the private, education, and community sectors.  He spent 12 years in management consulting, where he served primarily Fortune 500 companies.  Steve moved into non-profit management as the CTO of an organization working to close the achievement gap in secondary education.  This fledgling organization utilized a venture philanthropy model that eventually grew into the National Math and Science Initiative.  Mr. Sweeney also has a unique blend of knowledge and experience with the craft brewing & barbecue industries.  He earned his Bachelors of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.  See more of Steve's bio on LinkedIn

 

Counseling Services:

  • Business Plans:
    • Business legal structure
    • Mission, vision, strategy, and goals development
    • Market research and analysis
    • Competitor analysis
    • Customer research and segmentation
    • Customer and Location demographics
    • Marketing and sales strategy
    • Website development
    • Content marketing and leveraging social media
    • Developing realistic sales projections
    • Development, modeling, and analysis of financial statements
    • Credit analysis and bankability

    Other: 

    • Leadership development
    • Collaboration and teamwork
    • Outcomes measurement and metrics
    • Business process improvement
    • People and project management
    • Leveraging information technology

    Click here to schedule an appointment with Steve.