New York SBDC Advisory Board

New York SBDC Advisory Board

The Advisory Board for the New York State Small Business Development Center is a collective of leaders in the industrial, government and educational sectors across the state. We value the time each of these men and women spend in offering us their unique perspectives on the issues facing small business owners across the state.


Mr. Oliver Kardos, Senior VP &
Business Banking Sales Leader
Albany, NY

Vice Chairperson

Raymond Nowicki
Managing Member
Nowicki and Company, CPAs LLP
Buffalo, NY

State Director/Secretary

Mr. Brian Goldstein, State Director, New York State SBDC
Albany, NY

Ms. Mary Hoffman, Associate State Director, New York State SBDC
Albany, NY

Ex-Officio Members

Dan Rickman, Project Officer
Small Business Administration
Syracuse, NY

Robert Andrews
President Morse Manufacturing
E. Syracuse, NY

Lee Borland
Borland Product Development, Inc.
Speculator, NY

B.J. Paprocki, District Director
Syracuse SBA District Office

Beth Goldberg, District Director
NYC SBA District Office

Frank Sciortino, District Director
Buffalo SBA District Office


Dave Borland
Troy, NY
Jeffrey Boyce
Assistant & VP
RF of SUNY, Office of the Executive Vice President
Albany, NY
Jim Conroy
Regional President - Pennsylvania and Upstate NY
New York Business Development Corporation
Albany, NY
Shirley Felder
Ordinary Greatness
Woodbourne, NY
William Kahn
CPA, Partner
Albany, NY
Loretta Kaminsky
Start Your Day With A Smile
Williamsville, NY
Tammy Mooney
Assoc. State Dir. for Operations & Finance
New York SBDC
Albany, NY
Pravina Raghavan
Executive Vice President
Empire State Development
New York, NY
Ronald Thomas
Dean of Administration
York College
Jamaica, NY
John Wicke
Persone Staffing
Massena, NY
Kevin Wilcox
Assistant Vice President and Controller
University at Albany
Albany, NY