The Washington Small Business Development Center opened a new location in Puyallup. This is the SBDC’s second location in Pierce County, with another center in Tacoma.

The Washington SBDC, which is hosted by Washington State University, offers free, private consultations to existing or hopeful small business owners. There are close to 30 business advisers working in more than 20 regions in Washington who work as part of the SBDC network.

John Rodenberg is the Pierce County region’s advisor, and he can now help clients in both Tacoma and Puyallup. Rodenberg has over 35 years of experience working with big and small businesses and has been advising for the SBDC in Pierce County since 2004.

To reach Rodenberg you can call (253) 680-7768 or email