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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

Della Clark
Executive Director
4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Phone: (215) 895-4005
Iola Harper
Project Director (Interim)
Phone: (215) 621-8555
Kate Robinson
Project Coordinator
330 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Phone: (215) 621-8555


Regional Resources

State DOTs



New Jersey


LISTEN to The Enterprise Center's Podcast for Entrepreneurs!

Tiffany Spraggins-Payne is the host of ZigZag, where speaks with female entrepreneurs and business owners in STTEM (Science, Technology, Transportation, Engineering, Mathematics) or a related industry about their journey and experiences and their competitive advantage.  Tiffany is not only the podcast host, she is also the Mid-Atlantic SBTRC Project Director. The ZigZag podcast is an example of some of the great outreach work going on at this SBTRC.  Check out Episode #31 

The Grit Studios is Philadelphia's premier podcasting network focusing on all things entrepreneurship.


Last updated: Thursday, October 20, 2022