Success Stories

Creating an Environment for Success

Client: CTI Environmental Inc. SBDC: Small Business Development Center Hosted by El Camino College Before: Working in manufacturing, Robin Thorne regularly hired consultants to help her employer with environmental compliance. “I always thought, ‘I could do that!’,” she recalls. In … Continue reading

Business Basic Training

CLIENT: Business Inquiry Solutions SBDC: Small Business Development Center Hosted by El Camino College Before: Kathleen Taylor was at a turning point. After years of working in scientific research, public health and community science education, she was laid off from … Continue reading

Serving Up Success

Client: Inca Hospitality SBDC: Small Business Development Center Hosted by El Camino College Before: Business is in Celfio Goni’s DNA: He came from a family of entrepreneurs, and earned a degree in business administration in his home country of Peru. … Continue reading

Dressed for Success

Small Business Development Center hosted by El Camino College Estelle Boutique – Santa Monica, CA Before: Stella Shirman earned her MBA and worked in corporate marketing for 10 years, but she always knew that she wanted to get into the … Continue reading