Kristina Joyce
Director, Kentucky Small Business Development Center

Professional Profile

Kristina Joyce took on the role of Kentucky Small Business Development Center State Director in the fall of 2018. She brings with her over 30 years of experience in entrepreneurship, business analysis and economic development. 

Her experience with small business and economic development include roles as state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center and program administrator for the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Entrepreneurship and Business Coaching Center.


Joyce earned a bachelor’s degree in art and education from Marshall University and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Grand Canyon University. She has completed professional graduate studies from Harvard University Extension School and earned a certified training certificate from the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative.