Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Staff & Resources


Contact Us!

For more information about how the BEC can help your new or existing business, or to discuss training for your compnay on campus or on-site at your facility, contact Program Facilitator, Carol Jones at 419-586-0902 or email

Office Hours
One-on-one counseling appointments are scheduled individually to ensure convenience and confidentiality. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5;00 p.m. Enter the double-doors located on the west side of Trenary Hall. 


Carol Jones, Program Manager, Business Development
BEC & Lake Campus Career Services

Jon Heffner
Financial & Business Management & Analyisis

Carla Hirschfeld, MBA
WSU - Lake Campus Adjunct Instructor
Software & Supervisory Consultant

Ronald A. Kremer
WSU Associate Professor of Accountancy, Retired
Taxes, Record-keeping & Financial Consultant

Free Counseling Supported By:

  • Area Banks, Cities, & Villages
  • Local Economic Development Agencies

With the support of these Chambers...

  • Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce
  • Ft. Recovery Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Marys Chamber of Commerce
  • Van Wert Chamber of Commerce
  • Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce