Carolyn Rourke is a business growth team consultant with the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Western Michigan University. She helps second-stage businesses improve their financial management and access to capital. Carolyn founded CSR Consulting, worked with Haworth contract furniture dealerships and served in the financial services industry as a vice president of product management and market research and product development manager. Carolyn also teaches at two universities and has been honored with an Outstanding Faculty Award. She holds an M.B.A. from the DePaul University Graduate School of Business in Chicago and a B.B.A. from the WMU College of Business.