Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
"Creating economic growth in today's Knowledge-Based Economy requires that regions find ways to convert local technology assets and intellectual property into revenue producing businesses.  The Pre-Seed Workshop is a perfect vehicle to accomplish this goal."

Jim Senall
President
High Technology of Rochester


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Bernard D. Ryba, CPA

 

Regional Director

Small Business Develoment Center

SUNY Stony Brook

E-mail: bernard.ryba@stonybrook.edu

Mr. Ryba is currently the Regional Director of the Stony Brook University Small Business Development Center.  As such, he supervises a team of new York State certified business advisors in providing comprehensive business assistance services to start-ups and established companies through Suffolk County, New York.  Bernie is on the Advisory Board of the Stony Brook Clean Energy Business incubator Program and is a voting member of the Stony Brook University Incubator Tenant Selection and Review Committee.

Bernie received his B.A. from SUNY Stony Brook, an MBA from Hofstra University and is a licensed certified public accountant.  He began his career with Deloitee
Touche and later joined Pfizer, Inc. at their Manhattan World Headquarters.  During his 15 years with Pfizer, Bernie was a corporate audit manager, a director of financial planning, and later, a director of strategic planning for one of Pfizer’s divisions.