Will Fowler and Laura Matthews have been elected to leadership roles in the Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Fowler was named associate state director of operations, a position with a focus on strategic development. He joined the SBDC in 2013 as marketing manager for the Nampa Business Accelerator and was recently the Boise regional entrepreneur initiatives manager.
Matthews was named the associate state director of finance. She will focus on financial and grant management and budgeting and regulatory compliance, as well as working as the financial liaison to the colleges and universities throughout the state. Previously, Matthews served in a dual role at the SBDC as the environmental assistance coordinator and project manager.