Dr. Rodney Pearson

Dr. Rodney Pearson, Program Manager

Dr. Rodney Pearson is a Professor of Business Information Systems. He bears ultimate responsibility for the planning, organization, and execution of the VBOC cooperative agreement.



Parker Stewart

Parker Stewart, Director

Parker Stewart, the 2011 Airman of the Year for the Mississippi Air National Guard, has started and sold Night and Day Vending and is a co-founder of Del Viejo Gourmet Foods.He loves working with veterans in creating their own futures.



Bob Seitz

Bob Seitz, Counselor

Bob Seitz is a seasoned small business owner who has a strong management, financial, and accounting knowledge. He is semi-retired and is heavily involved in the local community activities.



Mike Pornovets

Mike Pornovets, Counselor

Mike Pornovets is a Service Disabled Veteran (40%) and has started and grown a very successful business. He is located at The Innovation Center in Biloxi, MS.






Student Office Associates

Paul Ballard Chris Ragland











   Nicholas Hill         Chris Ragland   


The Team Members

Dr. Allison Pearson Dr. Daniel Holt Dr. Melissa Moore Dr. Rob Moore











Dr. Allison Pearson   Dr. Daniel T. Holt   Dr. Melissa Moore   Dr. Robert S. Moore                   Management                                        Marketing


Mr. Eric Hill Mr. Ken McRae Mr. Ronnie White











       Mr. Eric Hill       Mr. Ken McRae        Mr. Ronnie White
        E-Center           Center for America's Veterans

Contact Information

60 Technology Blvd.
Suite 105D
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-325-4990
Email: vboc@business.msstate.edu