Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (315) 792-7547 or use
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Center Success Story:
Joe & Kelly Blazosky of Adirondack Barrel Cooperage

Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center

Serving Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Oneida Counties

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1986, the expert advisors of the Mohawk Valley SBDC have worked directly with 13,116 businesses, helping them to invest $240,570,910 in the area's economy, and create or save 7,260 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Mohawk Valley SBDC:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute
100 Seymour Rd, Kunsela Hall
Utica, NY 13502  

Directions to the center

Director: Roxanne Mutchler

Center: (315) 792-7547
Fax: (315) 792-7554

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Outreach Offices:
Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce
420 East German Street
Herkimer, NY 13350
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Phone: (315) 866-7820
Madison County Satellite Office
Madison County Center for Economic Development
3215 Seneca Turnpike
Canastota, NY 13032
Phone: (315) 697-9817
Mohawk Valley EDGE/RIDC- Oneida County
584 Phoenix Drive
Rome, NY 13441
By appointment only
Phone: (315) 338-0393
Fax: (315) 337-1715