Success Stories

Painting a Bright Future, One Brush Stroke at a Time

Artist and entrepreneur grows her business by increasing inventory, hiring employees and moving into a better location with help from the SBDC.   It all began with discovering the right paint. Longtime artist, Cindi Rowley stumbled upon Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie … Continue reading

Family Business Prepares for the Future

Pasta manufacturer posed for growth with help from the SBDC Barbara Luboff and her son Kevin combined their expertise to launch Cucina Della Cucina, a family-owned manufacturer of ravioli and related pasta products for fine-dining restaurants. Cucina Della Cucina now … Continue reading

Wrapped up in Success

Client: Shawl Dawls SBDC: Small Business Development Center Hosted by College of the Canyons Before: As apparel industry co-workers, Julie Cruz and Roshena Chadha shared not only a passion for fashion, but also a desire to own their own business. … Continue reading

Lessons in Business Pay Off

Client: Academic Achievers SBDC: Small Business Development Center Hosted by College of the Canyons Before: With a background as a public and private high school teacher, and three children who attended elite high schools and universities, Janis Adams knew how … Continue reading