Innovate ▪ Connect ▪ Flourish

The Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center provides a full range of programs and expert services to help you start or grow your business. Owning your own business is exciting and rewarding, but it can also be confusing. The staff of the Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center can guide you through the process to make sure your business gets started on the right foot.

The Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center is operated in collaboration with:

  • The Lima Area Chamber Foundation
  • Small Business Development Center at Rhodes State College
  • Diversified Management Services, Inc.
  • Local Business Leaders

These partnerships provide The Center with strong relationships, innovative leadership, direction, stability, and financial support. The combined efforts of these groups are essential to the success of The Center. We are located within the Center for Business Services; the central location and neighboring businesses such as the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce,the Allen Economic Development Group, and the Small Business Development Center at Rhodes State College makes this an ideal location for the Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center. The Center prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, and familial status.