Amy R Dutton

Director, Small Business Development Center - UNI


B.A. Communications and Theatre Arts, Hiram College


Dutton is responsible for the direction and operations of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Northern Iowa.  This no-cost, and confidential service provides technical business assistance to start-up and small businesses in a nine-county region of northeast Iowa.

Professional Accomplishments

Over her twenty years in management roles in the Cedar Valley, Dutton has played a key role in several major projects.  She led the property team as general manager at College Square Mall during their multi-million dollar property renovation in 2006.   Additionally, she served as director of operations at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank during their planning, construction and transition of operations to a state-of-the-art $6-million facility.    Dutton was named as a member of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier’s “Top 20 and 40” and received recognition for her volunteer efforts in 2016 as a recipient of the Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award.

Latest News & Views

united states, china and the stock market
Upcoming event: What if business stopped pandering to China?

Monday, December 9, 2019
7:00 PM
Curris Business Building #109 John Deere Auditorium

China has become increasingly assertive in forcing companies wishing to do business in China to conform to Chinese governmental demands. What if U.S. companies stopped pandering to China?

1 week 4 days ago