Success Stories

Chapolera Coffee – Idaho Falls

A dream brewed up in Columbia comes to Idaho “Chapolera Coffee has utilized the guidance of the SBDC in many ways from the formulation of the company to execution of the business plan.” – co-owner Jenny Bueno Jenny Bueno was born in the coffee region of Columbia and always dreamed of owning her own coffee company. …

Read more →
Success Stories

Casiano’s Auto Repair – Burley

Planning makes perfect for brothers’ auto shop dreams “One of the most valuable pieces of advice from the SDBC was to develop key relationships with the banker, accountant, and attorney.” – co-owner Jose Casiano College of Southern Idaho alums, Ivan and Jose Casiano, graduated with certifications in automotive repair. When they inquired about starting their …

Read more →
Success Stories

Healthy Home Environment Services (HHE) – Idaho Falls

A journey from employee to franchisor “The SBDC has been instrumental in my business growth since day one and I plan on utilizing them as I continue to grow and franchise my business.” – owner Jeff Parsons After working at other home inspection businesses, Jeff Parsons decided to open Healthy Home  Environmental Services LLC. Within …

Read more →
Success Stories

Winspear Construction – A PTAC Success

A service-disabled veteran-owned business earns big government contract   Jordan Winspear entered the construction industry after leaving the military. He spent years recognizing opportunities to improve processes, and in 2013, he decided to form his own company – Winspear Contractuction LLC. After an opportunity to work as a project manager to increase his experience, he …

Read more →
Success Stories

Off the Grid Investigations LLC – Idaho Falls

Veteran starts business to do what law enforcement can’t “The disciplines I learned from the SBDC have been extremely crucial in setting my company up right and getting us to positive revenues much faster than expected.” – owner Sarah Marshall Sarah Marshall, a veteran, decided to open her own private criminal and civil investigation firm …

Read more →