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Mid-Atlantic Region SBTRC

About Us

The Enterprise Center (TEC) is a grantee of the U.S. Department of Transportation and hosts the Mid-Atlantic Regional Small Business Transportation Resource Center (MA SBTRC). The Mid-Atlantic Region SBTRC serves the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

Founded in 1989 by the Wharton Small Business Development Center, The Enterprise Center provides access to capital, capacity building, business education and economic development opportunities to high-potential, minority entrepreneurs. Through our portfolio of business-acceleration initiatives, TEC seeks to better position minority enterprises to compete in the local, regional, and global economies.


The Mid-Atlantic Region SBTRC provides an array of technical assistance to build the capacity of small and disadvantaged businesses that include: 

  • Business Analyses
  • Market Research and Procurement Assistance
  • General Management & Technical Assistance
  • Business Counseling & Coaching
  • Regional Planning Committees
  • Liaison between Prime Contractors and Sub-Contractors
  • Outreach/Conference Participation
  • Capital Access and Surety Bond Assistance
  • Women & Girls In Transportation Initiative (WITI)

Contact us

Iola Harper 
Executive Director
4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Phone: (215) 621-8555
Tishaenah Lewis
Project Director 

Phone: (215) 987-2056
Kate Robinson
Project Coordinator
Phone: (856) 403-4625 Ext. 4625


Regional Resources

State DOTs



New Jersey