The new KSBDC representative for Sumner County is Jason Cole.
Cole services seven counties: Cowley, Sumner, Harper, Barber, Pratt, Kingman, and Stafford. His Sumner County office is at the Sumner County Economic Development office at 123 N Jefferson in Wellington.
Cole will work with new and existing small businesses to help get them started or help them grow.
Typical services, paid for by state and federal funds, include helping a business get a start-up or expansion loan, conduct market research, become a franchise operation and hire or retain employees. Clients can range from one-person shops to operations with hundreds of employees and millions of dollars in revenue.