College of Business

SBDC honors College of Business Chair

Dr. Marylou Shockley was honored as the person of the month for her contributions to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

The CSU Monterey Bay SBDC was established to meet the specialized needs of the small business community of business owners throughout Monterey and San Benito Counties. They provide high quality education, consulting, support for innovation, access to information and tools necessary to build successful, sustainable businesses.

Dr. Shockley is the Director and PI for the CSU Monterey Bay SBDC program. Howerton continues, “She understands the needs and issues of the business community and is passionate about helping students learn and serve by collaborating with the SBDC.”

There are many opportunities for small businesses to connect with College of Business students and faculty. They include internships, via the Internship Excellence Program; strategic analysis, through Senior Capstone Projects; valuations, as a part of the BUS 307 class Valuation Project; and more.

Visit to learn about the programs and services offered by CSUMB’s Small Business Development Center.

Dr. Marylou Shockley
Dr. Marylou Shockley
SBDC artwork