Earl is a Senior Consultant for the South Carolina Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC). He also worked with the Ohio SBDC for 14 years prior to moving South. Earl has over twenty years of experience in entrepreneurship and holds a B.S. degree in Organizational Leadership. He also currently runs his own internet based company and has experience in sales, business services and ecommerce. Earl is a U.S. Air Force veteran and was stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC in the late ‘80s.

Entrepreneurial training, website design, online sales and marketing as well as general business technology are some of Earl’s specialties. He has been asked to conduct courses and speak in local, regional and national programs and truly enjoys conducting classes for small business owners.

During his off time, Earl can be found in the woodshop, the kitchen or in the outdoors mountain biking, canoeing, or camping. He and his wife Carol reside in Chapin and regularly visit their grown children and grandchildren in Greenville.