Bridget Butcher is a Volunteer Business Advisor at the Southwest Indiana SBDC. In this position, she assists clients with the critical resources needed to evaluate business ideas, develop business models, create a supportive network, and ultimately launch or grow a successful business. Bridget’s primary role is Program Coordinator for the Elmer Buchta Technology Center in Pike County, Indiana where she serves a growing community of entrepreneurs, small businesses, creators, and community leaders. Prior to this role, Bridget created the conditions for small businesses to thrive at The Pantheon co-working space and business incubator in Vincennes, Indiana. Having graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in Elementary Education, Bridget loves to blend her passion for business with youth education. Bridget lives in Petersburg, Indiana with her boyfriend, two dogs and three cats. They enjoy actively challenging themselves by competing in triathlons, coaching middle school soccer, and running a side-hustle where they offer in-house pet sitting.