The SBDC offers no-cost, one-on-one business advising in a variety of areas by professionally trained advisors who maintain the highest ethical standards of client confidentiality. Our advisors are available to meet with you virtually or in-person.

Business advisors can provide assistance with the following:

  • Business Plans
  • Financial & Sales Projections
  • Packaging Loan Requests
  • Preparing Strategic Marketing Plans
  • Analyzing & Improving Accounting Practices
  • Accessing the Government Procurement System
  • Entering the Global Marketplace
  • Succession Planning

Advising services can be scheduled as often as needed to enable our advisors to serve as a resource support to your business. 

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Veteran Fulfills Lifelong Dream of Owning Pizzeria

Pizza owner stands in her shop

Pam Chavez, the owner of Sam and Louie's Pizzeria, fulfilled her lifelong dream of owning her own pizzeria. Pam contacted the Del Mar College SBDC after deciding to buy into the Sam & Louie's Pizzeria franchise where she was able to find assistance with information on loan options, creating a business plan, financial projections, and more. 

With the help of SBDC business advisor, Denise Kaufman, Sam and Louie's Pizzeria is up and running successfully. Sam and Louie's pizzeria is bringing a new authentic twist to the pizza arena in Corpus Christi.

"SBDC has been instrumental in the opening of my pizzeria. I have sent many business owners your way." - Pam Chavez, Sam & Louie's Pizzeria Franchisee