Team Members

Dr. Daniel Holt

Dr. Daniel T. Holt, Program Manager

Dr. Daniel Holt, who retired after a 20-year active duty career in the Air Force, is an Associate Professor of Management. He bears ultimate responsibility for the planning, organization, and execution of the VBOC cooperative agreement.

Mike Pornovets

Mike Pornovets, Counselor

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



Ashten Barlow

Ashten Barlow, Counselor

Ashten Barlow has been serving in the Air National Guard for over 5 years. She has experience with small business startups and strategic business and marketing plans.





Advisory Members

Dr. Melissa Moore Dr. Rob Moore Mr. Eric Hill











 Dr. Melissa Moore    Dr. Robert Moore       Mr. Eric Hill

Contact Information

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