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FletcherMr. Jim Fletcher, Certified Business Advisor has represented the SBDC in the Wenatchee office since 2002. Working out of the Port of Chelan County office, Mr. Fletcher is available to businesses in every community in Chelan and Douglas Counties. The most common topics of assistance requested by clients include access to financing, starting and growing a business, marketing and sales. The ultimate goal of assisting clients is the creation of net wealth for the region.

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While many clients seek assistance for specific onetime concerns, SBDC services are available over a period of years to provide a continuity for discussion on updating business strategies, analyzing financial performance and generally discuss new ideas.  In addition to Mr. Fletcher's assistance, all 27 members of the SBDC advising team are available to assist clients.  Our team approach significantly expands the knowledge and experience available to assist business owners. A full list of business advisors is found at: America's SBDC logo


Mr. Fletcher earned his MBA from WSU with emphasis on cost accounting and business strategy.  His BS Forestry degree is also from WSU.  Business experiences include tourism promotion after the eruption of Mount St. Helens, project management building parks and visitor facilities and economic feasibility consulting. He serves on the Washington SBDC Certification Committee mentoring and certifying new business advisors. Mr. Fletcher has an emphasis on financial analysis to make informed business decisions that support development and implementation of business strategy. Performance control with activity based costing, market feasibility research and project planning. Recently, he received succession planning certification. 

Jim Fletcher
238 Olds Station Road, Suite A
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Questions? See if the Reference Documents below help answer them. 

Business Plan Guide

Planning to Start a Business

Requirements for Most Business Loans

Why Lenders Say No

Purpose Flow Chart

Value Proposition

Sell Value not Low Price