Small Business Development Consultant Justin Neppl has been selected as the 2016 America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State Star Award winner. Every year, each SBDC network selects a network staff member to receive this national honor based on criteria that includes exemplary performance as a network staff member, significant contribution to the network’s SBDC program and a strong commitment to small business in the state.
Neppl is the Business Advisor for the Wahpeton SBDC, part of the North Dakota Small Business Development Centers network. He is employed by NDSCS, which is a North Dakota SBDC sub-award program host. A small business owner himself, he and his wife, Jamie, own Tiny Tykes Preschool and Daycare, and Wahpeton Youth Club.
Neppl was presented with the State Star Award at the ASBDC Fall Conference in Orlando, Fla.