Rebecca Haydock is the Director of the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center, investor and screening committee member of Charlottesville Angel Network, and continues to be an owner and operator of businesses. After graduating from Cornell University and subsequently starting and selling her second business, she worked in economic development specializing in access to capital in New York, consulted in government contracting and business development in North Carolina, and moved on to New Jersey to manage a portfolio of 20 early stage technology companies as a Director at Technology Management & Funding. Rebecca left TMF to become COO of two biotech companies in Virginia, one of which sold to a pharmaceutical company. Rebecca is a Certified Global Business Professional and specializes in growth strategy and infrastructure, contract preparedness, strategic alliances, and equity capital. Her experience focuses primarily on high growth-oriented early-stage businesses. As Director of CV SBDC she guides organizational excellence, sustainable business practices, and building of operational infrastructure for growth with an emphasis on acquiring human and financial assets.