Miles City Regional Small Business Development Center

Counties Served: Carter, Custer, Dawson, Fallon, Powder River, Prairie, Rosebud, Treasure, Wibaux


Regional Director

Tracy Baker, SBDC Regional Director

Tracy Baker joined the Montana SBDC, hosted out of the Miles Community College (MCC), as the Regional Director for the Miles City area in September 2018. Prior to joining the Montana SBDC Tracy worked as the Executive Director for the Miles City Area Economic Development Council and a Loan Officer for South Eastern Montana Economic Development Corporation. In cooperation with Miles Community College, Tracy doubles as the Workforce Development and Community Outreach Coordinator for MCC.

As the Small Business Development Center Regional Director in Miles City, Tracy assists entrepreneurs from 9 counties in business planning, financial assistance, market research, and loan packaging assistance. She also advises existing businesses on marketing, growth and retention, infrastructure development, and financial analysis. Baker recently complete the National Development Council Economic Development Finance course.


Sarin Hoppe, SBDC Business Advisor/ COVID Specialist

Sarin grew up in Miles City and just completed her Associates in Science with a Business Emphasis/Accounting Certificate from MCC. She was the president of Business Professionals of America and representative of the Presidential Search Committee and a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Sarin will be working to help business in the Miles City Region with all EIDL and PPP loan and grant questions and reporting all of the statistics to the SBDC/SBA. She will be arranging for experts to speak at seminars/webinars on marketing, website design, cybersecurity, QuickBooks, etc.