The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers have helped thousands of entrepreneurs launch successful new business ventures, expand an existing business, or return a business to profitability.

Read about some of our clients who have allowed us to share their stories, representing a wide range of assistance provided across a variety of industries.

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Custom Milling and Consulting, Inc.

Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling and Consulting, Inc. of Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, was named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Person of the Year for 2015. Zidik, with…

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Excellent Restaurant

As diners walk into Excellent Restaurant, they are hit by the sweet aroma of fresh arepas, a corn bread staple in Venezuelan cuisine. The restaurant, a new dining hotspot in downtown…

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Marcela Cruz Boutique

Marcela and Eduardo Cruz are natural entrepreneurs who moved to the United States from Colombia in 1998. More than a decade ago, Eduardo started EMC Home Improvement, a successful home improvement…

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Peiffer Machine Services

Kelly Ressler began her working career as an elementary school teacher in Pennsylvania. The New Holland native did not consider joining the family business in Mount Aetna until years later, after…

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aEORNG, LLC

aEONRG (pronounced “eon-ergy”) was founded by William Belknap and his wife Cass Forkin in March of 2012. Bill served for twenty years in the US Army and 10 years with Pfizer,…

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El Palo Magazine, LLC

Rosa Julia Rodriguez worked in the banking industry as a loan underwriter for more than 20 years and started a magazine as a hobby with her partner Jose Alex Parra while…

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HighBeta, LLC.

The Jump Start Incubator is very proud to highlight Michael Colón, founder of HighBeta LLC. Along with RB Legal Counsel LLC, HighBeta LLC is the very first on-campus client of the…

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Horseshoe Valley Equine Center

Horseshoe Valley Equine Center, located in Lebanon County, PA, is a veterinary practice that takes care of exclusively large animals such as food animals and equines. Dr. Renee Nodine realized…

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Berks Digital, Inc.

Since he was 13 years old, Gary Brown, founder of Berks Digital Inc., hoped to someday have his own business. “It’s taken a lot longer than I thought it would,”…

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Boxaroo

David Wise has been an entrepreneur since before he can remember. As a child he was already starting and running his own businesses. He fondly remembers the time that he rounded…

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Village Laundry

Frank Buffington saw a great opportunity when a friend put a Laundromat in Halifax, PA up for sale in 2009. After careful consideration, he made the investment and became the sole…

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Sofrito Latin Grille

Before he opened his own restaurant, Hector Ruiz paid his dues within the industry, spending a decade as a chef and possessing over 20 years of experience in the restaurant business.…

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Telepole

In 2003 Kim Digenakis was working for an awning company when he saw the demand for telescoping poles drastically increase. His company was unable to step up and fulfill the market need. …

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Security Management Solutions

Bill Foos had a great first year. His newly-minted private security and anti-terrorism consulting business grossed far above his expectations, landing him 11 contracts and a major lead within the Department…

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Colorfin, LLC

Colorfin LLC, an art supply manufacturer in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, has opened to artists a new avenue of pastels. Traditionally, pastel colors are packaged as sticks; but, Co-founders Ladd Forsline and…

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Lightning Packs

Looking to take a load off? Talk to Dr. Larry Rome, professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Biology, who happens to be an expert in the physics of muscle…