“Bryan and the team at the SBDC have been instrumental with the training classes and support needed to grow our business.” Tyson started out working for a competitor before bootstrapping and putting everything he and his wife Angela had into purchasing four Idaho stores for $1.4M in 2014. Even when his credit accounts were briefly
Gabriel Gallegos was working as a successful software engineer when in June 2019 he opened La Michoacana Ice Cream Palace. After meeting his sales goals early in his first year, he grew his business by adding a couple of trailers and wholesaling his products. Customers truly love the creaminess of his products and the fact
“The SBDC has been monumentally helpful to the survival of my small business during the pandemic.” Herbs of the World was started in 1996 by Loryhl Davis when she saw a need to supply competitive horses with herbal formulas to enhance performance and stamina while minimizing drug use. Because the company started from the ground
Dancing Towards Success “The SBDC helped define the mission and vision for the business as well as set and attain both short and long term goals.” In 2004, Carrie McCarty left her job at a dance studio to branch out and start her own studio. In addition to teaching technically correct and positive dance education,
From a hobby to growing BBQ business, success is found in Idaho Falls “The consultants played a key role in helping me think through growth strategies.” – Owner Rob Harding Rob Harding spent 25 years in healthcare administration. He turned his love of good BBQ into a hobby, then into a thriving business. While attending
Early Stage Innovation of the Year 2015 Winner John Garnier & Shawn Perkins accepted on behalf of Advanced Ceramic Fibers, producers of ultra-high performance, lower cost “Fi-Bar” for use in specialty applications and metal and ceramic matrix composites.