in Paducah, KY

Kentucky SBDC in Paducah

Serving the Counties of: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg

The Kentucky SBDC in Paducah provides one-on-one business coaching at no cost to existing and potential entrepreneurs in Western Kentucky. The center also meets the educational needs of the local small business community by offering a variety of low cost training programs taught by industry experts and qualified SBDC Coaches.

Aaron Harned
Aaron Harned, Business Coach

Aaron Harned

Center Director

Aaron is from Paducah, Kentucky and has a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Western Kentucky University. He grew up in a small business family and has worked in his family’s restaurant, Harned’s Drive-In, Inc., for 19 years, where the past 10 years he worked as the manager. In that time, Aaron had numerous friends ask his advice about their own businesses and always enjoyed helping them.

Aaron is excited to be on the Kentucky SBDC team and help Kentucky’s small businesses grow and thrive.

In his free time, Aaron enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and attending livestock shows. He is also an avid Kentucky basketball fan.

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Kentucky SBDC in Paducah

Workforce Solutions
Emerging Technology Center
4810 Alben Barkley Drive

Paducah, KY 42002-7380


(270) 953-0153 


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