Your business is important to us.

At the Covation Center, we are here to guide you, coach you, or direct you to resources vital for helping your business grow.
Come talk to one of our business experts about topics ranging from financial management, marketing, supply chain, inventory management and more.
There will be roadblocks as you grow your business and we want to help you get through them while also preparing for the future.

 

Our members receive a free 1-hour coaching session each month.
Non-members: $150/hour

Our Experts

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Dr. Steve Brady

Business Strategy

Dr. Steve Brady is the Founder and visionary behind the Covation Center. Dr. Brady is a successful leader and manager with over 35 years of experience in supply chain management, business, logistics, and public policy. He has worked with companies such as Walmart, Kraft Foods, Samsung, Verizon, Macy’s as well as others in developing collaborative processes. The development of the PA Engage Main Street Cohort Program would not be possible without the dedication of Dr. Brady to implement DCED funding.

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Dan Manetta

Finance

Dan Manetta is the Executive Director & CEO of the Innovative Manufacturers’ Center, Inc. in Williamsport, PA. There he manages a team of business consultants who work with regional manufacturers to grow revenues, improve processes, and develop core competencies. As a professional educator, Dan teaches leadership, management, strategic planning, accounting, and other related topics for businesses and nonprofits. Dan will help you understand the financial documents that are critical to managing your business.

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Levi Buck

Finance/Budget

Levi Buck is a consultant and small business owner boasting multiple certifications across supply chain and project management governing bodies. At Supply Chain Visions, Levi is responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and day-to-day management of government and commercial clients including the Defense Logistics Agency, US Postal Service, and Veterans Affairs. In his role as a small business owner, he contributed to a more than doubling in profit margin at a long-established retail bakery in the area.

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Dave Larson

Marketing

Dave has been a marketer for his entire career - fascinated at the intersection of business and psychology that drives his marketing curiosity. Dave's career in marketing has allowed him to learn and test marketing strategies, to discover what works best for a variety of business types and customer demographics. He has implemented strategies on large and shoestring marketing budgets to bring strategic insights to businesses at any step in their growth process.

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Abby Gaffron

Position

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