Welcome to your South Central Idaho Small Business Development Center

Serving: Camas, Blaine, Gooding, Lincoln, Jerome, Minidoka, Twin Falls, and Cassia Counties

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202 Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, ID 83301

(208) 732-6450

Impacting South Central Idaho with our no-cost consulting & affordable training

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Jobs
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$18M

Capital
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$5M

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Meet the Staff

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Bryan Matsuoka

Regional Director

(208) 732-6451
bmatsuoka@csi.edu

Bryan has been with the Idaho Small Business Development Center since 1996 and South Central Regional Director since 2006. Bryan’s educational credentials include a B.A. in Education from Boise State University and an M.E. from the University of Idaho.

Prior to joining the Small Business Development Center, Bryan worked in public education, and then worked his way up as a sales representative to become the general manager of a software development firm for Hewlett Packard Company. His business experience includes activities as a marketing director, business owner, member of the Board of Directors, Secretary/Treasurer of an Idaho Corporation, LLC formation.

 

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Mary Burgess

Contracted Researcher

(208) 732-6450
mburgess@csi.edu

Mary has been with the Idaho SBDC since July of 2015. Previously, she was an operations supervisor in a local call center specializing in Medicare Insurance. She has 11 years experience as a retail department manager, as well as 17 years in commercial sales for a janitorial and food service supplier.

Mary holds a Health, Life and Disability License through the state of Idaho.

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Dennis Burgett

Business Consultant

(208) 732-6457
dburgett@csi.edu

Dennis comes with a background in computers, including programming, system designs, installation, and software design and installation. He has owned his own computer business, and has had experience being a project manager.

He has also been a school administrator and has coached several different sports at different levels.

His education includes a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Valparaiso University and an M.B.A. from Northwest Nazarene University.

Dennis Burgett has been in Twin Falls Idaho for 20 years.

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Brent Jussel

Business Consultant

(208) 732-6452
brjussel@csi.edu

Brent is a native Idahoan and studied at Idaho State University where he earned degrees in both Corporate Finance and Management & Organization. He spent his entire 40 year career in banking and finance and attended the RMA Credit Analysis School at Leesburg, Virginia.

Brent has been a guest instructor at the College of Southern Idaho and the American Institute of Banking. Prior to semi-retiring at the end of 2017, Brent worked for several regional and community banks where he specialized in commercial lending and he became the Regional Commercial Loan Manager for a large, regional banking organization. Brent is a two time recipient of the Idaho SBA Lender of The Year Award.

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Trey Mohammed

Business Consultant

(208) 732-6450
tmohammed@csi.edu

Trey Mohammed started with the Idaho Small Business Development Center in April of 2018. ​He has a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Management. Also, Trey is an alumni of the College of Southern Idaho while playing Baseball for CSI.

Mr. Mohammed brings nine years of retail, coaching, and residential investing experience to the Idaho Small Business Development Center. Additionally, he has led teams from 2 to 25 members. Clients and the Center find great benefit in Mr. Mohammed’s focus in Digital Marketing.

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Catherine Reyes

Administrative Assistant

(208) 732-6450
catherinereyes@csi.edu

Catherine started with the Idaho Small Business Development Center in October 2020 as an Administrative Assistant/Training Coordinator.  She is a seasoned Administrative Assistant with over 20 years of experience having held positions in the private and public sectors which she is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs to various clients.  She has an extensive background with administrative tasks, office management and event coordinating.

Catherine is a San Antonio, Texas native and moved to Idaho when she married her husband in 2019.  She spent her last 16 years working with Keurig Dr Pepper in San Antonio, Texas.

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Tom Thatcher

Business Consultant (Volunteer)

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Angelica Menendez

Work Study

Angelica was raised in Southern California and moved to Idaho in 2022. She is currently a student at the College of Southern Idaho, and is majoring in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. Her goal is to start her own clothing business.

She joined the SBDC of Southern Idaho as a Work-Study in September of 2022.

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Alexza Campos

Work Study

(208) 732-6450
alcampos@csi.edu

Alexza was born in Jerome, Idaho. She was raised in a spanish speaking household and is currently a student at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls where she is majoring in Business Administration. She entered the work field in April 2018, and has worked a variety of customer service positions.

She joined the Idaho Small Business Development Center of Southern Idaho as a Work-Study in March of 2021. Her goal is to be in the family business.

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Christin Wisniewski

Work Study

(208) 732-6450
CWisniewski@csi.edu

Christin was raised in Southern Idaho where she spent her elementary-high school years doing 4-H and competing in all types of events from livestock to sewing. She is currently a student at CSI where she is taking general classes.  

She joined the SBDC of Southern Idaho in May 2022, and she is excited to learn as much as she can while working here.

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Bailey Herbst

Work Study

Bailey was raised on a ranch in Tendoy, Idaho. She is currently a student at the College of Southern Idaho (CSI) taking general requirements for the dental hygiene program.

She started working at the Idaho Small Business Development Center in Twin Falls in August 2022 as a work-scholar.

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