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Phat Salads and Wraps, Napa

Gia Sempronio came to the NVC Small Business Development Center with an idea to own a high quality, healthy and mobile quick service take out food business.


David's Shoe Repair, Santa Rosa

"I feel proud of the progress we have made because Noah [Harris] gave us the necessary information. I have learned to work more effectively and [put into] practice what I’m learning. I recommend the SBDC’s [services]!"

Hospitality Professionals Attend NVC Hospitality Symposium

“These are the individuals who are driving and serving our local economy, the hospitality industry, and we strive to deliver current and relevant information.” ~Charlie Monahan, Director of the NVC Hospitality Institute

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.”

Platypus Tours Limited, Napa

“(My SBDC advisor) provided me with perspectives and strategies that I used to significantly improve operational and financial performance of platypus tours and helped me to accomplish my goals for growing my business and thriving.”

Farmhouse Inn, Restaurant and Spa, Forestville

"Working with Betsy [Fischer of the SBDC at Santa Rosa Junior College] allowed us to do some things that we never could have accomplished without her extraordinary experience, people skills and insight."

Munselle Civil Engineering, Healdsburg

“[My Napa-Sonoma SBDC advisor] has been instrumental in helping me with major company decisions. His broad business & life experience help him understand my company & the difficulties I have faced.”

Snap Shot, Livermore

"I want to THANK [Steve of the Santa Rosa SBDC] and tell you how much I appreciated the education, the experience, the genuine support and friendships of you and Linda..."

Teddi Hosman Designs, Napa

“The time I continue to spend, either in SBDC workshops or individual advising sessions, has opened my eyes to the aspects necessary to run a successful business.”

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.”

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