McLennan SBDC adds Business Advisor in Johnson County

Meet the newest member of the McLennan SBDC team! Ken Byrd will be taking care of small business needs in the Johnson county portion of our region as Business Advisor. Ken is a 48-year banking veteran who attended Texas Tech University and who graduated with honors from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU. Ken has been active in the DFW lending market for 42 years that includes him being past president of two community banks. He is also a founding and active member of the North Texas Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NTAGGL).Feel free to contact Ken with any questions or needs you may have at 214-478-0814 or


Small Business Spotlight: Waco River Safari

SBDC client Waco River Safari featured in Small Business Spotlight

Waco River Safari

113 S. University Parks Drive

Waco TX 76708

In this "Small Business Spotlight," presented by American Bank, Austin Meek of Waco Business News highlights Captain Ryan Helm of Waco River Safari.

Captain Ryan traded in the oil fields of West Texas for the rivers of Waco. He now leads eco-tours along the Brazos and Bosque Rivers, showcasing the wildlife to locals and tourists alike while cruising alongside some of the most picturesque views in Texas.

This "Small Business Spotlight" was a co-produced by Waco Business News, His Grace Productions, and KWBU, and first aired on September 7, 2018, in Episode 48 of "Downtown Depot" on 103.3 KWBU-FM Waco.

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