SBDC Success Stories

Many of our clients have achieved great success. We honor that success in a variety of ways. Read more about some of our most distinguished clients:

Monika Mantilla of Altura Capital
Minority Entrepreneurs of the Year – Gerdie Rene and Stacey Ciceron, Sankofa Salon (York SBDC)

Success Stories

Each SBDC regional center chooses one client and thier business to highlight each year.

Entrepreneurs of the Year

Yearly honors, including awards of Growth Company, Start-Up Company, High Tech Company, Manufacturer, Rural, Minority, Veteran and Woman Entrepreneurs of the Year.

SBDC Hall of Fame

The 35 individuals selected for the SBDC Hall of Fame are among the most outstanding clients assisted by the program between 1984 and 2006.

2014 SBDC Client SBA Award Winners:

Logo Wearhaus, Ballston Spa
Barkeater Chocolates, North Creek
The Spicy Wench, Watertown
A & P Master Images, Utica
Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery, Washingtonville
Brian Junke, Lock 34 Bar & Grill, Lockport

Ryan Letts, Brooklyn SBDC, Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year 

Read news articles and press releases about our clients and our award-winning services: