Babson Magazine

Summer 2013

News, Notes + Nods

Graduate

Mark Allio (left, with a client), is Boston regional director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network, part of a national public business assistance program sponsored by the SBA, Massachusetts Office of Business Development, and UMass Amherst. He emails, “This program provides entrepreneurs and business owners with free business advisory services, entrepreneurial training, and financing assistance. I have helped more than 1,200 entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds realize the American dream and have facilitated $8 million of capital. In each of the past three years, one of my clients has won a MassChallenge $50,000 cash award.”