SBDC Counselor Judith Collins Recognized for Excellence with North Texas SBDC State Star Award

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The North Texas Small Business Development Center (NTSBDC) Network is pleased to announce Judith Collins, Dallas Metropolitan SBDC Business Advisor, as the recipient of the 2017 North Texas SBDC Network's State Star Award.

Judith's Significant Contributions to Small Business

Judith Collins has been awarded the North Texas SBDC (NTSBDC) Network's State Star Award for her performance excellence and service of the highest caliber beyond the standard.

She is an advocate for small business interests by promoting small business initiatives focusing on jobs and business growth. Her stellar leadership and performance through bold, exemplary, imaginative and effective efforts make exceptional contributions to the North Texas SBDC Network and the Dallas Metropolitan SBDC communities.

The North Texas Small Business Development Centers selected Judith Collins as the 2017 State Star. The award, given annually, recognizes a member of the North Texas SBDC staff that has shown exemplary performance and a strong commitment to small business success.

Judith is a certified business advisor at the Dallas Metropolitan SBDC who works with entrepreneurs and small businesses in Dallas County to start and grow their businesses. In the nine years Judith has been with the SBDC, she continues to offer valued services to small businesses and has spent 36,804 hours advising 9,350 clients. She's helped to start 531 businesses, created and retained 2,150 jobs and generated almost $63 million in capital.

Judith is driven to achieve her goals and is dedicated to helping small businesses succeed and her efforts are strategically aligned with the vision of accelerating the economy. She brings energy to Dallas County and is a great representative of the North Texas SBDC Network and Dallas Metropolitan SBDC. She has been a tremendous asset to the Network and the entrepreneurs she serves.

Judith will be recognized at a special awards reception honoring the 2017 America's SBDC State Stars in conjunction with the America's Small Business Development Center Network (ASBDC) 37th National Conference. The annual SBDC award recognizes the top performer from each state who makes significant contributions to their Network, demonstrates exceptional performance, and embodies a strong commitment to small businesses.

Please join us in congratulating Judith Collins ( on receiving such a prestigious award!

*Article courtesy of the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center

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