Courtney Richey-Chipol serves as the regional director for the West Central ISBDC. With over fifteen years’ experience in hospitality management her passion is to help small business provide an unparalleled customer service experience for their patrons without disregard to the bottom line. With professional expertise in strategic planning, marketing, digital media and relationship building she enjoys working with businesses to think outside of the box and aim for innovation. In addition to her fulltime position Courtney continues to be engaged in the community serving on the board of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement, FSA Counseling Center, Purdue Extension and an active volunteer with the United Way of the Wabash Valley and Terre Haute Young Leaders. She received her Bachelors of Marketing and Master of Leadership Development from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and her Master of Business Administration from Indiana State University, and holds certifications in Technology Commercialization and Export Development.