Meet the SBDC Staff


SBDC Director, Kevin J. Fort has provided leadership for Central Arizona College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) since July 2016.

Kevin holds a Bachelor's degree in accounting with experience in corporate taxation from University of Phoenix, and a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) From Grand Canyon University. Kevin attended the U.S. Air Force Leadership Academy and enlists a servant leadership approach, an entrepreneurial spirit and sincere passion for regenerative economic and business development.

Kevin's professional experience includes more than 15 years of finance, accounting, and budget formulation. Kevin has experience in cooperative based business development and has served as the Director of a not-for-profit organization developing food and economic security in local communities. Kevin has managed major contracts for multiple branches in the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, BAE Systems, and foreign governments in Japan and Korea. In addition to his work with governments, at all levels, Kevin has worked in the private industry as a business analyst for a major retailer, several agriculture production companies, and a for-profit, seed preservation company in New Zealand. In addition, Kevin attended the U.S. Air Force, Louis F. Garland Fire Academy and worked as a firefighter and engineer at Luke Air Force Base.

Kevin's entrepreneurial experiences includes owning and operating a profitable SCUBA instruction and tour company in Japan, and a residential and commercial construction company in Arizona. Kevin describes his life and experiences as an incredible blessing and amazing adventure.

 Maria S. Rojas, SBDC Program Assistant 520-494-6610.


Our counseling sessions are provided at no cost to you and are strictly confidential!

Our counseling sessions are one-on-one and are available to those who are currently in business or those who wish to start a business.   Call the Central Arizona College SBDC at 520-494-6610, send an email or fill out a Request for Counseling form today to schedule an appointment with a counselor.


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Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814