Southwest Idaho

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Success Story – Long Arm Mechanics

“In 2018, joining the SBA Emerging Leaders program (now THRIVE) and partnering with the SBDC proved invaluable during periods of rapid expansion. With their guidance, Long Arm Mechanics navigated challenges like staff tripling, a 63% sales increase, and unexpected personal setbacks.”   Levon Arnold’s path to success began with a strong foundation in technical training.

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Success Story – Bakety Bake

“ Working with the SBDC has helped me find direction and solutions in my quickly growing and changing business.” Kourney started Bakety Bake in 2018, just after having her 4th baby as a way to earn extra income and to be creative. It began as a home-based bakery, where she sold custom decorated sugar cookies.  In

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“Having the SBDC and my consultant alongside me in this journey has played a big part in our success.” Holly Mitchell and Firefly was a referral from an existing client. She had been a successful outside sales rep in the pharmaceutical industry, was running a local Blind installation company and wanted to start her own

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Solvent Practice Solutions

“As a first-time business owner, I didn’t know what I didn’t know. My business is now respected and thriving with customers all over the country due in large part to the SBDC and my SBDC mentor. I have learned so much and am eternally thankful for their support.” Brett Jossis was a Quality and Compliance

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Talia Chase

2TroubleBoys – Nampa, ID

“The support and mentoring of the SBDC helped me navigate the small-business environment to successful growth.” What started as a way for Talia Chase to dress her boys for their birthday turned into a booming online business that has expanded dramatically in just a few years. The founder and owner of 2TroubleBoys used her creativity

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