Dave Biedenbach is the new regional director for the Iowa State University SBDC

Dave Biedenbach

AMES, Iowa – America’s SBDC Iowa (SBDC) is pleased to announce that Dave Biedenbach is the new regional director for the Iowa State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Ames. He started his new position on January 2, 2019.

Biedenbach will be advising and training entrepreneurs and existing business owners in the Ames and surrounding area, including Boone, Marshall and Story counties.

“America’s SBDC Iowa is pleased to add Dave Biedenbach to our team of professional, experienced, and knowledgeable business advisors,” says SBDC State Director Lisa Shimkat. “He brings years of financial expertise and counseling experience to our organization. He will build stronger connections with area resource partners and encourage new business growth in his central Iowa region.”

Biedenbach has over 25 years of finance and accounting experience, working for both private businesses and public organizations. He recently was employed with a successful small business in West Des Moines, serving as their General Manager. Prior to that, he served the president of Iowa State University as the Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning and Budgets. Dave received his Bachelors of Business Administration, specializing in Finance, as well as his Masters of Accounting degree, from Iowa State University. He and his wife are both Iowa natives and have lived in the Ames community since 2002.

America’s SBDC Iowa is an outreach program of Iowa State University’s Ivy College of Business and the Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, Hotline 515-294-1222, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, America’s SBDC Iowa has 15 regional assistance centers located strategically across the state. Since program inception in 1981, the SBDC has helped Iowa businesses and entrepreneurs through no fee, confidential, customized, professional business counseling and practical, affordable training workshops.

For more information on America’s SBDC Iowa programs or services, call (515) 294-2030 or visit www.iowasbdc.org, https://www.facebook.com/AmericasSBDCIowa, or https://twitter.com/IowaSBDC. Press


Lisa Shimkat, America’s SBDC Iowa, 515-294-2030, lshimkat@iastate.edu