“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.
“It wasn’t until [my wife] found the Lewiston SBDC that she found friendship, business guidance, and a business partner who has always invested in what we do. I truly felt we weren’t alone then and even still after 30 years! Thank you, SBDC!.” In 1994, as a newly married couple, Brian and Noriko Morrow envisioned
“Idaho Canvas Products has been the beneficiary of the outstanding services and personnel of the SBDC and the Idaho Innovation Center. We have been taught, advised, and challenged at all business levels to think smarter and broader.” Idaho Canvas Products, Inc., located in Idaho Falls was formally launched over 84 years ago in 1939. They
“I would not have been able to do it without the SBDC’s help. They provided me with an outline for my business plan, helped me edit that business plan, register my LLC and my business with the state of Idaho.” Sentiments offers pregnant mothers the opportunity to see their babies via ultrasound. These services include
Joe took over the Floyd Lilly Company in 2017 with an excited attitude and willingness to learn, having already thought of his goals for his customers, team, and company. Floyd Lily Company offers water wells, pumps, tanks, hoses, pipe, tubing, fittings, and sprayers, as well as 24-hour emergency well and pump services. He believes that
“In the beginning the ISBDC was my resource for doing business the right way; regulations, registration, and planning for success… Now I have opportunities to pay it back by mentoring other minority owned small businesses all thanks to the ISBDC.” Alex Aguilar started Aguila Con El Taco in 2009 and is the best type of