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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.”

Superior Food Safety, Napa

“The Napa SBDC advisor, Carolynne Gamble, provided the key elements for the success of my business. I would have not been able to develop the strategy in such a short time without the support I received to develop the marketing plan and web site for my business.”

Sheri DeBow, Napa

“Working with Carolynne Gamble was exactly that push I needed in the right direction! Not only did Carolynne stress the importance of an online presence for my art, she helped me figure out how I should start making that happen.”

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."

Delice de la Vallee, Sonoma

"I truly appreciate the SBDC as I have grown my company internally as well as refined my business with the guidance of Cathy Balach."

Peri S. Pfenniger, Napa Valley

"I am grateful to all of the staff at SBDC, especially Sandy Stelter, a very knowledgeable NxLeveL Instructor, Jerry Jinnett for her expertise in marketing and Carolynne Gamble, my personal counselor who specializes in art marketing."

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.

 

Hip Chick Farms, Sebastopol

“Annie was informative, helpful and supportive. She pushed us to consider elements we had not thought of, which was very helpful in developing our business model.”

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?”

Fractal Spirit, Napa

"The SBDC is so fortunate to have Carolynne Gamble working with artists in the marketing of their work... We owe a part of our success to Carolynne and the SBDC."

About the Napa-Sonoma SBDC

Click HERE to register for the Build a Better Business: Business Plan Basics workshop in Windsor, CA on April 29th, 2015 from 6-8PM!


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…
     

Sign up for our services!

 

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