Regional Director – NJSBDC

Ms. Elayne P. McClaine is the Regional Director for the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers New Brunswick.  She has previously served as Assistant Director of the Essex County NJSBDC at Newark.  As Lead Counselor and Client Services Director she has served as counselor, trainer and instructor over the past the past seven years.  She has provided workshops and seminars such as Business Planning & Strategic Planning; Business Financial Management; Market Research; Strategic Selling; Commercial Valuation; Franchise Growth Plans, Marketing/Business Plan/Business Valuation & Franchising. Ms. McClaine has been involved in building a strong relationship and collaborating with the Center’s host – Rutgers Business School and assisted in the development of an innovative experiential learning program sponsored by Ernst & Young.  As an adjunct Professor in other institutions she has taught Management; Operations Management; Organizational Behavior; Consumer Behavior, Marketing as well as various professional licensing courses for Mortgage and Real Estate candidates.