SBDC Client Stories People are at the heart of what we do. Our goal is to make sure that your business is successful — because your success is our success. Become a Client Featured Client SH Mechanical Filter Clear Close Search Business Name Industry A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z # Construction Educational Services Entertainment Environmental Science food-truck manufacturing Packaged Food Goods Restaurants Retail Service Solano Napa SBDC Benicia Ballet Benicia Ballet has danced through all of the obstacles faced in 2020 – from the COVID pandemic to losing its original studio – thanks to the support of their dancing families, the community, and the Solano Napa SBDC. Solano Napa SBDC Home Instead & Merry Maids As the COVID-19 pandemic caused companies in the home health industry to cut staff and resources, Jaime Penaherrera, owner of Vallejo’s Home Instead and Merry Maids, worked with the SBDC and saw his two businesses flourish. Solano Napa SBDC Shop La Jefa When the pandemic forced Tara Cruz to close her salon, she came to the SBDC to pivot her business. Finance Center Tapa the World “We didn’t realize that there are so many parts involved with running a restaurant! [Our SBDC advisor] taught us how to run the business side…HR and onboarding with employees…I’d have no idea if I didn’t have someone guiding me through it, helping us get connected and organized and compliant.” Solano Napa SBDC The McClelland-Priest Bed & Breakfast Choolwe Kalulu knew he was entering a competitive marketplace with many options and upside potential, and he needed assistance developing and executing a business plan.