Patrick Keehan Joins University of Scranton SBDC

    Patrick Keehan ’19, ’G20, Danville, joined the staff of The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as a business consultant in June.
    August 14, 2020

    The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced that Patrick Keehan ’19, G’20 of Danville has joined its staff as a business consultant in June. In his role, he will provide business consulting services to start-up and existing small business clients in the Scranton SBDC’s service area. He will also help small businesses gain access to, and effectively utilize, interns from local colleges and universities by assisting with the Small Business Internship Initiative.

    Keehan earned his MBA from The University of Scranton in 2020, as well as his bachelor’s degree in finance, summa cum laude, from Scranton in 2019 with minors in accounting, business leadership and philosophy. He also participated in the University’s Business Leadership Honors Program.

    Keehan was among the select members of the University’s undergraduate class of 2019 honored for academic excellence at graduation. He received the University’s Excellence in Finance Award. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, Omicron Delta Epsilon and the IMA Accounting honor societies. He was a graduate assistant and intern at the SBDC for the 2019-2020 academic year. During his undergraduate years at Scranton, Keehan was a resident assistant, a retreat leader, a member of the Business Club and participated in the PwC case challenge.

    Keehan graduated from Danville Area High School, Danville.

    Scranton’s SBDC, housed in the University’s Kania School of Management, serves eight counties in Northeastern and Northern Tier Pennsylvania.

    SBDCs are hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private partners, and funded in part by the United States Congress through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. There are nearly 1,000 local centers available to provide no-cost business consulting and low-cost training to new and existing businesses.

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