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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Tiny Tots Learning Center – Lapwai

Instilling a love of learning with an emphasis on Native American culture “Working with the SBDC required us to think about our goals and gave us the confidence to start.” – co-owner Bobbie Penney Before starting Tiny Tots Learning Center, the Penneys – Bobbie, Santee and Lindsay – came to the SBDC for help with …

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Bloom Therapy – Pocatello

Speech therapist branches out to better serve kids “I was new to planning for and owning a business, and I couldn’t have opened without my SBDC consultant’s help with the business plan.” – Michelle Lance, owner Speech therapist Michelle Lance starting working with the SBDC in the fall of 2015. At that time, Lance was working …

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