Success Stories

WMR Environmental – Preston

A consulting firm finds success with subcontracting “The SBDC kept me focused on the tasks that needed to be done to get my business started on the right foot.” – owner Michael Sipos With over 20 years experience in the field of wildlife biology, Michael Sipos decided to start an environmental consulting business in late …

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Northwest Cultural Resource Consultants – McCall

A relocated business finds success in Idaho “I couldn’t have done so much for my business without the assistance from the DBE Program and continued guidance from my SBDC consultant.” – owner Jennifer Whiteman Moving from California to McCall, Jennifer Whiteman found it difficult to find work for her business, Northwest Cultural Resource Consultants. A …

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Fit Wrapz, Inc.

Health food company distribution channel grows beyond the gym “I highly recommend utilizing [the SBDC’s] vast resources to grow your business.” – owner Shige Toyoguchi Fit Wrapz provides convenient, delicious and healthy food with a focus on “heat & eat” options for customers who lead active lifestyles. These nutritious products allow consumers to take the …

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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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