ASU Small Business Development Center
ASU SBDC Mission & Vision Statement
The mission of the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center is to foster small business success in the ten counties that comprise the SBDC service area. Our vision is to be recognized as a premier business development organization in the Concho Valley.
Integrity, Excellence, Service, & Innovation
In 2017 the Texas energy and manufacturing sectors rebounded and Texas job growth was in the top ten states in the nation. In 2018, if oil prices remain in the range of $40 to $60 per barrel, Texas likely will see continued broad-based growth across regions and sectors. With an unemployment rate at a historical low, the biggest challenge facing the state may be finding enough workers to fill job openings.
Dr. Keith Phillips will take a close look at the factors behind the growth in Texas and how these will influence the state in 2018.
This event will be held at the ASU LeGrand Alumni & Visitors Center-
1620 University Ave., San Angelo, TX 76904
Check-in will begin at 11:30 a.m.
$15 event fee includes a lunch catered by Kenny Blanek.
ASU-SBDC Success Stories
Mendez Café started from Tomas Mendez’s dream to open his own restaurant. As mentioned,Tomas Mendez was the head cook for a lot of local popular restaurants in San Angelo. Tomas Mendez decided to take a risk and open his current business in 2011. Read more...
“The SBDC has helped me with various parts of the startup process. You come across many unexpected questions and it’s great to have a go-to spot and this has been that.”Read more...
Rico’s Café is now open on the north side of Mason. Eloy Rico, a long time cook, has opened his own restaurant! Eloy has worked for every restaurant in the area and when he decided he would open his very own restaurant. He discussed his idea with the bankers at Commercial Bank of Mason and they suggested Eloy contact the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center. Read more...
“I am so glad that the SBDC program is at Angelo State University. Peggy has been a blessing and great help with the financing and projections to help me get my loan. I look forward to her coming to Mason and meeting with me as I grow my company,” current owner of Joy’s of the Southwest, Kyla Rasch stated. Read more...
“Adriana was incredibly helpful, resourceful, and sincerely cared about my business. She helped me improve my business plan, set up an LLC, and determine startup costs for our relocation.”Read more...
“Peggy helped us with our financial projections and business plan. She was amazing in educating us on what to expect so we could be prepared and get started.”Read more...
“The SBDC helped me create a business plan to get approved for a small business loan to purchase an existing jewelry company, Sookie Sookie.”Read more...
If YOU ever have your car break down or if YOU are involved in a car accident when traveling through the Texas Hill Country, there is now a new number to call for immediate assistance! Puncher Towing & Recovery in Mason, Texas can load your car or truck and haul it where ever YOU need for them to take it. Select your mechanic or body shop, and Puncher Towing & Recovery will deliver it there. Read more...
“The SBDC, Peggy Rosser, was very helpful in navigating the small business issues unique to our circumstances.”Read more...
“Adriana was amazing! She helped us through the whole process of starting our business licenses, permits, etc. I mean everything! Also, she worked with us multiple times to understand Quickbooks.”Read more...
“Adriana helped us guiding us though an extended process of filing the right paperwork with government agencies.”Read more...
Jessica had always wanted to start her own business. After trying a couple of times with other ideas, she and her father decided to try importing products to the U. S. and wholesaling and retailing them. Read more...
In late summer of 2014, the ASU Small Business Development Center was asked to assist the Millersview-Doole Water Supply Corporation (M-DWSC) with a business/marketing plan and general marketing assistance to use as a tool to produce more revenue. In addition they needed a document to present to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) to assist in a restructure.M-DWSC was formed in 1972 as a Texas non-profit corporation for the purpose of furnishing a water supply for general farm use and domestic purposes to its members residing in Concho, McCulloch, Runnels, and Tom Green counties. Read more...
“We went to the SBDC for assistance with financial projections to determine if the business would be a good investment.”Read more...
“I am always able to call upon my mentor at the SBA Development Center to assist in keeping my business on track.”Read more...
New! Business Tips
January 23rd, 2018
- 6:00pm - 8:30pm
January 25th, 2018
- 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Come and discover the value of your work. Step into a personalized and empowering success mindset.
Guest Speaker: Becky Benes, CEO of Oneness of Life Leadership Development.
January 30th, 2018
- 3:00pm - 5:30pm
February 1st, 2018
- 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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ASU SBDC—A partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration: Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact ASU-SBDC at ASU Station #10910, San Angelo, Texas, 76909-0910, 325-942-2098.