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Wine Compliance Alliance, Napa

“To say that my meetings with Carolynne were focused and productive is a major understatement. ...Carolynne is a real cheerleader & strategist for us small business folk.”

Alley 6 Craft Distillery, Healdsburg

“It has been awesome working with the Sonoma SBDC. After our meetings we have a clear understanding of the next steps we’ve got to accomplish.”

BumRite Diapers, Napa

“The SBDC is a free service and a wonderful program offered to the residents of Napa.  Why wouldn’t we take advantage of it?”

Hurley's Restaurant and Bar, Yountville

"The NVC SBDC has a lot of great programs we use as tools to keep our business at the top of our game."

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.”

Cake Plate, Napa

“With the help and support of Ray Kimball and the SBDC, this transition from a start-up to an established business has been incredibly smooth.”

Ace It Bike Tours, Sonoma County

“Napa Sonoma SBDC services have made all the difference in helping me build a successful business. I am always recommending the SBDC to other business owners I meet.”

Backroom Wines, Napa

“When it seems that EVERYTHING costs money, it’s a gift that the services of the SBDC are free. This is a resource I encourage every small business owner, at whatever stage they are in their business, to use.”

Napa Valley Bistro, Napa

“Working with the SBDC directed me to a successful opening of my restaurant. They set-up guidelines for me to follow that made my life easier.”

Christine George Design, Napa

“Working with Carolynne Gamble and SBDC has been great support and grounding in my business. I tend to fly above the clouds with my dreams and ambitions... Bouncing ideas off Carolynne has helped make them real.”

About the Napa-Sonoma SBDC

The Napa-Sonoma SBDC mission is to provide business owners and managers with information, training and expert individual consulting. We are here to help you succeed, and through your success, to help stimulate our local and regional economy.

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…

We have offices in both Napa and Sonoma County to better serve you!

Napa Valley College
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, Bldg 3300
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: (707) 256-7250
141 Stony Circle, Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 595-0060