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Veterans Business Outreach Center

Have you utilized any SBA-administered services or programs? Has our office helped you transition your business from service to start-up through counseling, Boots 2 Business, referrals, access to resources etc?


We want to share when our clients have success! If you have worked with UTAVBOC and would like to be featured on our website, please let us know!



This veteran optometrist learned how to transfer his skills from the military to the business world. Tony also entered a business plan contest and won $15,000 to use towards his hometown startup.  He advises all veterans to take advantage of every opportunity available to them.

"The military does prepare you to be an entrepreneur." Thom, a retired Army veteran, found his passion and attended B2B Reboot to learn how to start a successful solar company. See his story here and find out how the SBA can help you too.

Find out how Michael made his dream come true by opening up his own brewery while still on active duty in the Navy.

This Air Force Veteran started her own e-commerce business while still on active duty and how the VBOC and Boots to Business guided her along the way.

In this video, we will follow Carlinia and her juice company.  See how Boots to Business helped her establish long term goals and connected her with another veteran business owner who mentored her each step of the way.

Here we find Michelle Taylor, an Army veteran who started her own embroidery company with the help and guidance of SBA and SCORE.  Michelle also uses her time and resources giving back to the community by mentoring fellow veteran entrepreneurs.