Success Stories

Boise Music Lessons

A long-time passion becomes a full-time job “I appreciate [my consultant’s] willingness to dream big with me while also giving me the healthy dose of reality I need to succeed.” – owner Angie Stevens Angie Stevens worked full-time and taught music part-time for years. In 2015, she was ready to focus on music full-time and …

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K & T Steel – Twin Falls

Employees purchase and strengthen business “The SBDC…continues to be a tool that we use to maintain our competitive edge.” – co-owners Gary Palmer & Jamin Wills K&T Steel Corporation fabricated steel products and sold plain steel material since 1959. As the ripple effects of the 2008 economic crisis spread throughout the country, the long-time owner …

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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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