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The Small Business Development Group, Inc. Management Team is led by a C-Suite with years of cumulative experience, and having participated in over 100 transactions with tombstone values from $150,000 to $65,000,000.

Roy Y. Salisbury

CEO and Chairman of the Board

Mr. Salisbury brings over 40 years of professional experience including as CEO of privately held and publicly traded companies. He has demonstrated proven success in complete deal-making, including public offerings, private placement, M&A transactions; turnarounds, restructuring and bankruptcy; dealing with financial institutions, investors, stock exchanges and the SEC.


A Marine veteran, he has participated as an investor and principal in numerous transactions in multiple industries, including; construction, distribution, ecommerce, electronics, hospitality, investment banking, logistics, management consulting, manufacturing, oil and gas, recycling, renewable energy, restaurants, technology, telecommunications, timber, travel, and trucking.  He has also functioned as a turnaround specialist for company shareholders and creditors in a number of bankruptcies.

James Jenkins

CFO and Director

Mr. Jenkins brings over 40 years of diversified experience in senior management including in publicly traded companies, as CEO, CFO, and Chairman of the Board.  His professional experience includes SEC public company reporting and compliance, manufacturing operations, investment banking, real estate and commodities markets.  He has over 25 years of experience in raising capital and structuring financial transactions.


He has complete deal-making experience including public offerings, private placement, M&A transactions, bond offerings, and commercial real estate construction.  Mr. Jenkins has managed multiple functions including manufacturing, finance, operations, due diligence, and has experience with financial institutions, investors, stock exchanges and the SEC.

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