Ginnie Faller is the Business Advisor for the Southeast Indiana Small Business Development Center covering Dearborn, Ripley, Ohio, Switzerland, Decatur and Franklin counties. She earned her MBA from Penn State and spent the next 15 years working to develop and market new products for such companies as GE, Kohler, and Campbell Hausfeld. Before her MBA though, she had an entirely different career in animal agriculture. She grew up on a farm in Northwest Pennsylvania and earned a bachelors and masters degree in animal science, which she used to help livestock producers become more efficient managers of their operations. When she is not working to help small businesses, she is trying to keep up with her teenage daughter and husband and following Penn State sports. She also spends time volunteering and teaching classes for children and adults at her church. She is passionate about helping the local economy grow through the planting of new businesses.