Southwest Indiana SBDC

Regional Host: Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP)

Southwest Indiana SBDC

Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP)
318 Main Street, Suite 401
Evansville, IN 47708



Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Also available by appointment
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Success Stories

Dec 9th, 2019

Indiana SBDC helps Matt and Kaycey Klees secure ownership of Kipplee’s

Matt Klees has worked in the restaurant industry for more than 10 years – always dreaming of owning his own place. Most recently, he served as the general manager of Kipplee’s, an Evansville-based pizza restaurant where residents go to grab a slice and hang out in the arcade room. When the owners of Kipplee’s were … more »
Nov 4th, 2019

Sweet Schmitt’s Candy Store: A Sweet Success Story

To say that Mike and Deann Schmitt love artisanal candy would be an understatement. To them, artisanal candy is more than a sweet treat, it’s an experience. Everyone entering Sweet Schmitt’s Candy store is greeted personally by Mike or DeAnn. They are always happy to explain how their candies are made or fill you in … more »
May 21st, 2019

2019 Impact Award Winner: Tri-State Cylinder Head

Tri-State Cylinder Head (Evansville), which specializes in high-precision, cast-iron welding and machining, is a HUBZone-certified manufacturer founded by Ron Schmitt in 1991. With the help of market reports drafted by the Indiana SBDC, the business was later purchased by Lucas Recker and Kyle Sharrer in 2017. The company recently announced plans to nearly double its … more »