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EXCITING NEWS!
2023 MARKS THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATEN ISLAND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

 

STAFF

Since 1993, the Staten Island Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been providing world class business expertise to the SME community. By providing customized solutions through advisement, education, research and advocacy, the SBDC encourages start-up entrepreneurs and engages established businesses to reach their full potential, fulfill their dreams and grow the Staten Island and South Brooklyn economy.

With offices covering the entire 11th Congressional District in Staten Island and South Brooklyn, the SI SBDC is here to help you with your small business needs at any point in your venture. Continue below to read about the staff.

Be sure to make an appointment for a one-on-one consultation or visit the calendar for upcoming events!

MEET THE SI SBDC TEAM
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Dean L. Balsamini, Sr.

Regional Director

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Angela Chuppe

Office Manager

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Bonnie Helicher Arciero

Marketing Business Advisor

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Edward Piszko

Certified Senior Business Advisor

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Joseph Bottega

Certified Senior Business Advisor

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Joseph Muller

Business Advisor

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Debra Denmark

Business Advisor

An Award Winning Staff
  • Staten Island SBDC is Awarded The NYSBDC "Happy Client Satisfaction Award" For The Highest Client Evaluations Rating in FY 22

  • Staten Island SBDC is Recognized For Exceeding All of the SISBDC Goals for FY 22

  • Staten Island SBDC Client Awarded 2019 SBA Family-Owned Business of the Year (DeVille Auto Collision, Staten Island)

  • Staten Island SBDC Among Top 3 2018-19 BidLinx Champions

  • St. George Theatre Receives 2018 NYSBDC Community Revitalization Business of the Year

  • Staten Island SBDC Client Awarded 2018 SBA Family-Owned Business of the Year (Scaran, Staten Island)

  • Staten Island SBDC Awarded the 2017 SBA Small Business Development Center for Excellence & Innovation Award for the NY District and SBA Region II

  • 2017 NY SBDC Lead by Example Award

  • 2015 NY SBDC Lead by Example Award

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