Consultants No Longer with the SBDC

Allison Seabeck

Allison Seabeck

 

Pandemic / Disaster funding programs

Allison has a passion for helping visionary leaders and growing organizations make greater and more positive impacts in the world. As an executive leader and business adviser, Allison focuses the process of scaling businesses, including building alignment and clarity of purpose with leadership teams during times of growth and change.

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Dave Hudson

 

Retail Business Consultant

Dave Hudson began his business career at age 15 buying, repairing, and selling bicycles in his parents’ garage. While working towards his BA at Colorado State University, he studied with great personal interest all aspects of retailing, financial management, accounting, marketing, and developing, training, and compensating individuals in business. He grew his business to eight locations in two states, embarked on a franchise program, and experienced firsthand the challenges of bankruptcy in 1992. After restarting his business, he expanded his portfolio by acquiring and managing residential and commercial rental properties. Now, as a Top Retailer in his industry, he is well respected in Northern Colorado as a savvy businessman and contributor to his community.

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Andra Hargrave

 

Veteran and Government Certifications

Andra L. Hargrave is a military service disabled veteran who served in both the U.S. Army and the Minnesota Army National Guard. He has over 20 years of state and federal business development expertise.

He is the former Senior Consultant with the State of Colorado Minority Business Office (MBO) which is under the Colorado Governors Office. With a specialty of State, Federal and Certification Business Development.

His expertise includes serving as:

     • The Director of Certification for the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council.

     • Federal Procurement Representative for Colorado U.S. Department of Transportation Small Business Resource       Center.

      • And the former Federal Procurement consultant for North Dakota State SBDC Lead Center, North Dakota Center for Innovation as well representing several individual centers including Boulder, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Grafton and many others.

Mr. Hargrave is a former Denver SBDC Consultant of the Year, Colorado SBDC Consultant of the Year, Pueblo SBDC Consultant of the Year and has helped the Colorado based companies secure in exceed over $120 million in state, federal and corporate awarded contracts.

Hargrave is currently hold the Colorado SBDC Veterans’ Representative and also serves on the Colorado Department Transportation’s Connect 2 Dot program and works with the Colorado SBA Veteran’s Boots2Business program and the Colorado Minority Business Office and has recently been awarded the SBA’s 2019 Emerging Leaders Contract.

Andra is a registered procurement analyst and his knowledge of federal set-asides, certification, and acquisition strategies is without equal.

Consulting Expertise Includes:

Andy Meade

 

Construction & Employee Ownership

Andrew Meade worked for over 35 years in the construction industry.  As a project manager he has built dozens of large commercial construction projects.  As a business unit manager, he ran regional profit centers for a major U.S. general contractor in Redwood City and San Jose, CA.   

In 2003, Andy and some partners founded a commercial general contracting firm focused on high-tech and healthcare construction in Silicon Valley which grew rapidly to an annual volume over $50 million and more than 80 employees.  After 8 years as its President, Andy moved on to pursue other interests including small business consulting.  As a volunteer business coach with an anti-poverty entrepreneurship program, Andy spent a year in West Africa in 2014 helping twenty local businesses develop and execute long term growth strategies. 

 A registered Professional Engineer and licensed General Contractor in multiple states, Andy has a BS in Civil Engineering from MIT and received a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University.  

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