Brian Southern is a Business Advisor for the Southwest Indiana SBDC. As a business advisor, Brian is here to guide, consult, inspire, and enable our Small Business Entrepreneurs and Startups in the Southwest Indiana community. Working out of our Co-Work and Makers Space at Innovation Pointe in Evansville, Brian can work directly with our clients and help them utilize the resources available to make their venture successful. Prior to partnering with the ISBDC, Brian has been a highly successful entrepreneur himself with more than 38 years of Small Business experience, Five sustainable startups, and a long history of technology innovation and experience with University Technology Transfer, licensing, and US Patents. Brian currently has a Process Engineering Company, and an Insurance Agency providing Brian with vast knowledge of the insurance industry to assist our clients. Brian and his wife Katie are Indiana natives and live in the Evansville, IN community with their two kitties’. Brian is a committed community volunteer working with the Evansville African American Museum, Southern Indiana Mentoring Academy (SIMA100), and the American Red Cross.