Elayne P. McClaine, Regional Director, NJ-SBDC at Rutgers New Brunswick,
Elayne P. McClaine
Ms. Elayne P. McClaine is the Regional Director for the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers New Brunswick. She has been with the NJ SBDC since 2005. She has delivered workshops and seminars such as Business Planning & Strategic Planning; Business Financial Management; Market Research; Global Expansion; Commercial Valuation; Franchise Growth Plans, Marketing/Business Plan/Business Valuation & Franchising. She has twice been a NASBITE presenter on the topic International Franchising. Ms. McClaine has been involved in building a strong relationship and collaborating with the Center’s host - Rutgers Business School. Ms. McClaine also has extensive experience as a licensed Business Broker organizing the sales, purchase and valuation of small to mid-sized businesses. She is a Contributing Author and Industry Expert for Franchise.com Magainze.
Ms. McClaine has been a leader in launching & repositioned businesses and a variety of consumer brands both domestically and globally. She has been awarded two U.S. Patents and has received recognition from the American Academy of Dermatologists. She recently received the 2016 Odyssey International Small Business Excellence Award.
Ms. McClaine has an MBA-Finance from Regis University and a BA-Economics from Fordham University.