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  • Envision One Family Services

    Envision One Family Services

    Ms. Jones stressed that the biggest contributions that the Crater SBDC did for her company were:
    • Resources that gave information on insurance options and how to grow money once the agency is stable.
    • A wealth of ideas and information on how to be more effective in marketing efforts.
    • Helpful and inexpensive training seminars that provided a foundation and sound structure in the business sense.

     
  • Patricia’s Child Care Center

    Patricia’s Child Care Center

    “While I had been a store manager for ‘McDonalds’ for over 20 years and knew how to run a business, Mr. Harris of the Longwood SBDC helped me to develop my business plan for a child care center in addition to encouraging me to continue to strive for my dream of opening a child care center in an area where it was most needed”.

     
  • ATM Motors, Inc.

    ATM Motors, Inc.

    ATM Motors, Inc. is a minority-owned used car dealership that opened in 2000 by Tanja and Albert Martin in Martinsville, VA. They have been a client of the Longwood SBDC – Martinsville since July, 2008.

     
  • Virginia Caps & Corks

    Virginia Caps & Corks

    When John Harville decided to explore the feasibility of turning his wine and beer making hobby into a viable business venture he came to the Longwood SBDC – Danville.

     
  • Quintessential Chiropractic

    Quintessential Chiropractic

    “Crater Small Business Development Center worked with us to create an excellent business plan and presented us with the opportunity to sit down with a marketing professional. Although we were unable to obtain financing due to the state of the economy and unwillingness of lenders to work with start-up companies, the Crater SBDC worked diligently to help us by putting us in contact with non-conventional lending resources. “

     
  • Virginia SBDC Success Story – Joey Faucette

    Virginia SBDC Success Story – Joey Faucette

    Virginia SBDC Success Story – Joey Faucette

     
  • Chandler Construction of VA, Inc.

    Chandler Construction of VA, Inc.

    Charles “Mike “Chandler, owner of Chandler Construction of VA, Inc., started his Class “A” Contractor business in 1993. The company does commercial and residential construction and remodeling.

     
  • Womanly Journey

    Womanly Journey

    An occupational therapist by training, woman by birth, mother by choice and business woman by design, Kristin Springfield wears many hats.

     
  • Carraway Glass

    Carraway Glass

    Why would a successful conference center director and registered nurse want to buy a glass company?

     
  • Farmers Daughters

    Farmers Daughters

    What goes into the making of a successful business owner? Now, there is an age old debate: is it nature or is it nurture?