About the McLennan SBDC


Connecting Entrepreneurs to Success

The McLennan SBDC is Central Texas’ leading resource for growing and developing businesses.  We connect entrepreneurs to success by providing expert business counseling, value added information and referrals, and meaningful knowledge share and networking events - all at low or no cost to the entrepreneur.  Our mission is to have a measurable impact on our local economy by increasing the viability and profitability of its small businesses.  


Supporting Economic Development

Business, government, and education leaders recognize the SBDC’s value.  Our highly skilled professionals, partnership with area colleges and universities, local chambers of commerce, regional economic development councils, county and municipal governments, community entrepreneurship and workforce initiatives, business accelerators, as well as relationship with the SBA make us a unique asset to regional economic development.  

Our 7 County Service Area

Contact Info

Main Location (Waco) : 4601 N. 19th St., Waco, Texas, 76708

The main office of the McLennan Small Business Development Center is located at the McLennan Community College (MCC) Community Services Center, aka "Conference Center" at 4601 N. 19th Street in Building-A Room-36B in Waco, Texas, 76708. 



Prior to meeting with an advisor and in order to serve you better, we ask that new (first-time) or inactive clients (over a year since last visit) tell us a little about themselves and their needs by completing a short online form.  The form can be accessed here or by selecting any "Meet with an Advisor" button (red box).


Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Small Business Development Center

1400 College Drive

Waco, Texas 76708


Ricci Heathcott




Main: (254) 299-8141 

Toll-free: 1-800-349-SBDC (7232)

Temple Location: 19 N. Main Street, Temple, Texas 76501

The McLennan SBDC Temple office is at the 19 N. Main St., Temple, TX  76501.