NBDC Welcomes Umeda Islamova as New Director of Lincoln Service Center
The Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) (nbdc.unomaha.edu) announces the selection of Umeda Islamova as new Director of the NBDC Lincoln Service Center.
Umeda received her MBA and BBA degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and grew up in a family of small business owners. She has extensive management and advising experience in the startup and small business community in Lincoln, having held positions at Presage Analytics, ISoft Data Systems, and NUTech. She’s also the founder of The Dua Journal. Umeda’s experience includes successful grant funding applications, marketing skills, financial analysis, and a proven enthusiasm for building relationships that aid in the growth and success of local businesses.
The NBDC Lincoln Center is supported by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business. It is now overseen by Dr. Sam Nelson, Center Director. From 2012 to 2017, the NBDC Lincoln Center was located at Southeast Community College. NBDC is extremely grateful to the support that Southeast Community College provided to host NBDC and for their continued business coaching.
The Lincoln Center serves small business owners across southeast Nebraska. Providing business planning, loan packaging and financial analysis, the Center receives most of its client referrals from area lenders. Due to federal and state funding, it charges no fees for basic services.