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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The Salon @ Lavish

In late 2015, Micah Woodard, owner of Lavish Body & Home, approached the University of Scranton SBDC for assistance in expanding the hair salon portion of his downtown Scranton business,…

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Business Nanny

In late 2015, Denise Boyle approached the University of Scranton SBDC for assistance in starting a home-based business. Ms. Boyle was interested in becoming a virtual assistant from her home in…

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Doc G’s Brewing Co. is Bringing Brewing Back to DuBois

For the last 15 years Jeff Gilbert has dreamt about bringing brewing back to the greater DuBois area. "I've talked about this for about 15 years and my wife, Jen, finally…

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Hobby Turns into Small Business Dream in Mayfield: From Drab to Fab

In early 2014, owner, Shiloh Richner, started painting and refinishing old furniture as a hobby in her home. It did not take long before her friends and family started to notice…

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Solid Ground Services, Inc.

 “Providing solid ground for employees and customers” is their motto… hard work and experience is its start and success. Offering excavation and heavy equipment services in commercial, residential, agricultural, and oilfield…

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Woody’s Ale House & Grille

As the new owners of Woody’s Ale House & Grille, Kevin & Debbie West knew they had a lot to learn about running a restaurant and bar. They thought the…

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Van Brunt Grill

After toying with the idea of opening his own business for a few years, Jim James came to the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in 2015 along with…