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69 N. Chadbourne St.
San Angelo, TX 76903
325-942-2098

Building the Texas Economy, One Business at a Time

The ASU SBDC is part of a regional network of SBDCs throughout the Texas South-West Network. Our services include confidential, one-on-one, no-cost business advising services by Certified Business Advisors, along with a diverse array of business training events. Some of their areas of expertise include; Business Startup or Expansion, Business Financing, Business Planning, Doing Business with the Government, Loan Proposals, and Marketing. Contact us today to set up a no-cost and confidential appointment with an SBDC advisor.

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  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG" alt="Ross" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4016,2677/49722_PLATEA_2.rev.1653670323.JPG 3x" data-max-w="4016" data-max-h="2677" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18826-plateau-brewing-co">Plateau Brewing Co.</a></h3>Ross Baxter - Business Start - Jobs Created: 4
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,512,512/34449_Deadhorse_1.rev.1529352949.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,512,512/34449_Deadhorse_1.rev.1529352949.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,512,512/34449_Deadhorse_1.rev.1529352949.jpg" alt="John Karcher" width="380" height="380" data-max-w="512" data-max-h="512" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/16169-the-deadhorse-live-music-venue">The Deadhorse Live Music Venue</a></h3> “ Mr. Leavelle helped do my LLC and was immaculate at teaching the classes I took for the certification program gave me a huge insight to taking over the business as well as helping me understand the business aspect of things I was aware of.  Couldn’t have done it without!”
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.jpg" alt="Ronnie Cajas" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2731,4096/47363_Street_Eats-5.rev.1634160036.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2731" data-max-h="4096" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18585-street-eats">Street Eats</a></h3> “Alejandro helped with all beginning official paperwork process and all advice needed for a first-time business owner.” – Ronnie Cajas
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.jpg" alt="Rodney Mayberry" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47364_RMElectric-6.rev.1634160850.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18588-rm-electrical-contractors">R.M. Electrical Contractors</a></h3> “The Zoom online meeting gave guidelines on loan application and provided assurances that while the COVID-19 could be a detriment to business, steady minds and innovative approaches to problems will result in workable solutions.” – Rodney Mayberry
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.jpg" alt="Angelina Osornio Torres" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49720_Jelly.rev.1653670188.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18829-jelly-nonprofit-consulting">Jelly Nonprofit Consulting</a></h3>Angelina Osornio Torres – COVID Relief Programs – Business Retention
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.jpg" alt="Jesse & Daniel Browning" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47358_Buttercup_Cafe-11.rev.1634157645.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18580-buttercup-all-day-cafe">Buttercup All Day Cafe</a></h3> “Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely existence. During the height of the COVID crisis, the contact we made at the SBDC was crucial to knowing what was happening, changing, and important to know regarding financial assistance.” – Jesse & Daniel Browning
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.jpg" alt="Victor & Amanda Esquivel" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3862,2575/47356_BL-MACO-Edited.rev.1634153193.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3862" data-max-h="2575" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18577-bl-maco-inc">BL-Maco, Inc.</a></h3> “James is there when I need him. He helped us with our business plan for the EDC.” - Victor & Amanda Esquivel
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1164,653/35887_RDI_FY18_5.rev.1544127038.jpg" alt="Jason Bradley Advisor: James Leavelle" width="380" height="380" data-max-w="1164" data-max-h="653" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/16165-rdi-fabricators">RDI Fabricators</a></h3> “Mr. Leavelle helped in giving the resources needed to make a presentation to the bank and to Mr. Dicke in order to receive financing.”  Jason is now the 100% owner of the business.
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.jpg" alt="Longhorn Coffee Co." width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47434_IMG_2937.rev.1634590967.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2730" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18578-longhorn-coffee-company">Longhorn Coffee Company</a></h3> “SBDC is a priceless tool for any business! We are so thankful for James Leavelle and all of the SBDC staff! It is so great to know if we need anything the answer is not far away! We really do think of our local SBDC as if they were our business partners!” – Scott & Laurie Deckers
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG" alt="Sarah Ford" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2838,1892/47367_6L4A3610Blended.rev.1634161836.JPG 3x" data-max-w="2838" data-max-h="1892" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18590-ranch-road-boots">Ranch Road Boots</a></h3> “I sincerely appreciates the proactive approach Dave and team have taken to support my business in San Angelo.” – Sarah Ford
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.jpg" alt="Jack & Kim Graves" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47355_JBar_Meats-1.rev.1634151902.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18576-j-bar-meats-llc">J Bar Meats LLC</a></h3> “James helped me throughout the entire process of the SBA loan. I feel like he was the sole reason the process was so successful.” - Jack & Kim Graves
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG" alt="Medical Arts Pharmacy" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2730/47436_PEcos_Street_-_NEW_PHOTOS.rev.1634591090.JPG 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2730" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18586-medical-arts-pharmacy">Medical Arts Pharmacy</a></h3>Bryan Abernathy is a long-term client of the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center.
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,526/47435_Christoval_Vineyards_-_web_photo.rev.1634591028.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,526/47435_Christoval_Vineyards_-_web_photo.rev.1634591028.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,526/47435_Christoval_Vineyards_-_web_photo.rev.1634591028.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,526/47435_Christoval_Vineyards_-_web_photo.rev.1634591028.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,526/47435_Christoval_Vineyards_-_web_photo.rev.1634591028.jpg" alt="Christoval Vineyards" width="380" height="380" data-max-w="800" data-max-h="526" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18582-christoval-vineyards">Christoval Vineyards</a></h3>“The SBDC has been an incredibly useful resource to us in the process of purchasing, and ultimately running, a new business.” – Bart & Wendy Neff
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.jpg" alt="Billy Dale Advisor: Dezaray Johnson" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3000,2000/34439_Big_Hungry.rev.1529350164.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3000" data-max-h="2000" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/16164-big-hungry-cafe">Big Hungry Cafe</a></h3> “The SBDC employee has been a great asset to my business. Helping in all aspects without the help I might not have made it. I am still not over the hump but feel like with continued help, I will succeed.”
  • <p><picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.jpg" alt="Company Printing Group photo" width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/105/width/380/height/380/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/49716_Company_Print.rev.1653669496.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </p><p class="subtitle">Success Stories</p><h3><a href="/live/news/18822-company-printing">Company Printing</a></h3>Lorenzo and Leslie Lasater – COVID Relief Programs - Jobs Retained: 10

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