Director & Business Advisor
SBDC Director and Business Advisor®, David Riggs consults with companies on behalf of the Ohio Small Business Development Center for Butler County. As a previous owner of three successful companies dating back to 1983, David understands how to take a business idea and make it a success story. With a key focus on Business Plan Development, David assists clients in creating legitimate Financial Projections. He is a Certified Business Advisor and Workshop Facilitator. Key achievements include recognition as “Business Mentor of the Year” by the State of Ohio SBDC Network. David is also a recipient of the State of Ohio Congressional Award for Business Development.
Sangmi Kim is a business advisor who is dedicated to serving entrepreneurs and small business owners. Her specialties are developing business strategies, formulating financial projections, and providing training to new business owners. As a business advisor, Sangmi is committed to helping small businesses in Ohio succeed as they are critical to our economy, creating jobs and opportunities for our community. Sangmi graduated with a Finance/Strategy MBA and Juris Doctor degree from the Ohio State University in 2016. She has worked as a research scientist with University of Cincinnati for 6 years prior to becoming a business advisor and lawyer. She has 5 years of experience running an online retail shop. She provides pro bono legal counseling for selected immigration cases.