Black Hills State University

Counseling/Internships

The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) provides business counseling assistance to entrepreneurs, small business owners, managers, and individuals who are considering starting a business. Our counseling services are tailored to the specific need of the individual or business and cover specific areas including start-up assistance, business plan development, management, marketing, financing, cash flow management and other guidance needed to help South Dakota entrepreneurs achieve success.

SD CEO counseling services are available at no charge and are completely confidential.

To request an appointment with SD CEO:

  •  Contact Helen Merriman at 605-642-6311 or email Helen.Merriman@BHSU.edu.
  • Or complete Part I and Part II of the SBA Intake Form and submit by email to Brittni.Skipper@BHSU.edu, fax 605-642-6344, or by mail to SD CEO, 1200 University St. #9511, Spearfish, SD 57799-9511. The information contained within the 641 form is entirely confidential.

 We are available nights and weekends if scheduled in advance.