Empowering Women Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs

The SD CEO West Women’s Business Center focuses on empowering aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in both business and life.

We do this by listening to you, learning about your business and career goals, and providing guidance and resources to help you find success. Through in-person and virtual workshops and webinars to networking events, conferences, and 1:1 free and confidential advising, SD CEO West is here to help you succeed.

Every day you are taking steps towards achieving your business dreams, and sometimes knowing which steps to take can be daunting. Let us walk with you on your business journey and equip you with the skills and knowledge to move forward with confidence.


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Black Hills Lifestyle

Couer Wharf 


Ketel Thorstenson, LLP 


Black Hills Business Results

Black Hills Information Security

Project Solutions

Sanford Underground Research Facility

Top Shelf Realty


Dacotah Bank

Northern Black Hills Rotary Club

Northwestern Mutual

Spearfish Economic Development Corporation

Quik Signs

For more information on the 2024 Annual Investor Program, contact Elizabeth Freer at Elizabeth.Freer@BHSU.edu or (605) 642-6311.

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Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Evening and weekend hours are available by appointment.

Phone: 605-642-6948

Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9511
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9511
Office Location: Woodburn 216

The SD CEO, Women's Business Center, is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Bailey Sadowsky at Bailey.Jo.Sadowsky@BHSU.edu or 605-642-6435.


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