Success Stories

Craze Fun Zone

Couple sells business to fulfill their next dream “Having seasoned, knowledgeable business people to help us with our future plans and review our decisions was priceless.” – Julie Ferrin, co-owner In 2006, Keith and Julie Ferrin bought a historic hotel with 40 apartments and 7 business spaces. With the 2008 recession, many businesses went under. …

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Melni Innovation Group – A success revisited

An Idaho invention gets nationwide attention “The SBDC helped me to determine if this invention was worth sinking all I have into it.  I could not have made that decision without their input.” – Mark Melni, owner and inventor After watching an elderly friend perform the tedious task of splicing wires, inventor Mark Melni came …

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Breckon Land Design, Inc.

Landscape design firm grows with SBDC assistance “We plan to continue working with the SBDC as a trusted advisor long into the future.” – Jon Breckon, owner Landscape Architect Jon Breckon started his firm in 2007. The business started small with Jon responsible for all design and his wife, Kristie, acting as office manager and …

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Rosewater Kinetics

An injury leads to a unique business opportunity “[The SBDC] is a great place to get a critical point of view on what you are trying to achieve.” – Mike Romiski, owner After suffering a brain injury, Mike Romiski needed to regain coordination and the use of his hands. A friend recommended swinging Indian clubs, an …

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Isaacs Humigation Technology (IHT)

A father’s invention strengthens the potato storage industry “[The SBDC’s] resources are sophisticated enough for our tech business and accessible to anyone.” – Blake Isaacs, owner Blake Isaacs moved back to Idaho to help his father, Garry, grow his business based on an invention he patented nearly a decade ago. The humigator is a tool …

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