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Knights Contractors, Windsor

“We are very pleased with services and have appreciated the hard work. We are grateful to have the SBDC as a valuable resource to our business, management and staff.”

Wellspring Aikido, Santa Rosa

“Attuned to current business trends and knowledgeable of the full scope of small business concerns, (our business advisor) has helped us with every challenge we’ve presented.”

Delice de la Vallee, Sonoma

"I truly appreciate the SBDC as I have grown my company internally as well as refined my business with the guidance of Cathy Balach."

Sift: a Cupcakery, LLC, Cotati

"The SBDC [at Santa Rosa Junior College] connected me with Cynthia Riggs to help grow our business and gain understanding of our financials."

Riverbed Yoga, Guerneville

“I think working with my SBDC Advisor Paul Bozzo gave me the structure and motivation to actually implement my business plan... [he] took me to task and give me tangible things I could check off and make sure I’m not missing anything.”

Estate Documents Organizer, Sonoma

"The SBDC opened the possibilities of turning an idea into a reality... What I learned has helped me with other projects I have worked on."

Hip Chick Farms, Sebastopol

“Annie was informative, helpful and supportive. She pushed us to consider elements we had not thought of, which was very helpful in developing our business model.”

Snap Shot, Livermore

"I want to THANK [Steve of the Santa Rosa SBDC] and tell you how much I appreciated the education, the experience, the genuine support and friendships of you and Linda..."

Alternative Building Concepts, Sebastopol

"One of the main lessons I learned from working with NxLeveL, Cynthia, and Paul [of the Santa Rosa SBDC] was how to work on moving my focus to the strategic development of the company."

Farmhouse Inn, Restaurant and Spa, Forestville

"Working with Betsy [Fischer of the SBDC at Santa Rosa Junior College] allowed us to do some things that we never could have accomplished without her extraordinary experience, people skills and insight."

About the Sonoma SBDC

The Sonoma SBDC will be merging with the Napa SBDC.

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New Contact information for the center 
Mary Cervantes
MCervantes@napavalley.edu
(707) 595-0060

Apply now for FREE One-on-One Business Mentoring in Sonoma

We connect small business owners with Business Advisors who work hands-on with clients to address challenges, seize opportunities and grow their bottom line through expert no-cost counseling and top-notch low cost seminars. We work side by side with entrepreneurs to help them realize their business dreams.

Our Business Advisors can help you with:

  • Business planning;
  • Marketing strategies and planning;
  • Sales;
  • Access to capital, including bank finance, SBA loans, and asset financing;
  • Venture funding;
  • Government contracting;
  • Strategic technology acquisition and practical, hands-on application;
  • Financial Projections & Budgeting;
  • Operating Challenges;
  • And more…

Review and register for upcoming seminars in Sonoma  or check out our extensive catalog of online courses.