Meet our team



Virendra Chhikara

Director

Virendra Chhikara is the Center Director with LSBDC at University of Louisiana Monroe. He earned his MBA from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2009. Prior to that he completed his MS in Industrial/Analytical Chemistry in 2003 from India.

While attaining his MBA, he worked as a graduate assistant for the LSBDC at ULM and was hired following his completion. Virendra has expertise in strategic planning, financial planning, market research, business development, International trade, and analytical research and development.



Christina Davis

Business Consultant

With 10 years of business management and entrepreneurship experience, Christina Davis is an expert in financial planning, market research and developing growth strategies. As a Business Consultant for the LSBDC at University of Louisianan at Monroe, she is responsible for helping start-up and growth oriented businesses reach their full potential.

Additionally, she manages the Small and Emerging Business Development Program (SEBD), which provides customized managerial and technical assistance needed to grow and sustain a small business. Prior to working at LSBDC, she worked with a non-profit organization; where she planned, organized, and arranged grant funded activities and events in the community for parents, family, and teens. A native of Magnolia, Arkansas, Christina, has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from ULM.



Stubbs Hall, Room 249
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209
Phone: 318-342-1224
Email: lsbdc.ulm@lsbdc.org

M - Th 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
F 7:30 am to 11:30 am

 

 

 

Parishes Served:
Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, LaSalle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll