Free Confidential Counseling

The Nevada SBDC's professional counseling services are available free of charge to small business owners and prospective small business owners. Nevada SBDC clients are counseled by professionals who utilize their educational and business experience to provide practical, relevant advice.



Hawthorne NSBDC Office

Hawthorne NSBDC Office
Mineral County Economic Development Authority
PO Box 1635
901 E Street
Hawthorne, NV 89515

(Map Location)

Phone: (775) 945-5896
(775) 962-1898
  (775) 945-1257

The Hawthorne NSBDC subcenter offers free and confidential advising sessions for new and existing businesses throughout Mineral County. This office is operated by the Mineral County Economic Development Authority. Sessions are by appointment and can be conducted at this office, by telephone or e-mail, as the client wishes. Assistance includes help with business plans, loan applications, capital formation, business development, marketing, e-commerce, procurement, etc.
We have a small business incubator with 4 spaces, applicants may lease space for up to 2 years before opening their business in Mineral County.  Check for available space.
We assist industry with ARMS applications with the Hawthorne Weapon and Ammunition Depot for co-location in their industrial areas.
We are a Nevadaworks affiliate we assist with workforce development, unemployment and work with employers to find the workforce necessary for your success..
The office is open Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm.  Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Hawthorne SBDC E-mail Directory
Shelley Hartman, Executive Director – MCEDA
Kris Waldon,  Office Manager/Workforce Specialist
Candace Bennett, Business Development