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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 advising, Boots 2 Business, referrals, access to resources etc?

SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US for a chance to have your story highlighted by the SBA through blogs, success story articles, or videos.


 

As part of its community outreach, Spectrum Reach partnered with UTAVBOC to empower military connected entrepreneurs. Jennifer Limvorratre, military spouse and owner of Soul Led Movement was one of four UTAVBOC clients who received a $15,000 Pay It Forward grant from Spectrum Reach!

The additional UTAVBOC recipients include Navy Veteran Sharonda Perry, owner of ComForCare Home Care Arlington, Army Veteran Kissena Sheets, owner of Back Office Credit Solutions LLC, and Army Veteran Kevin Tillet, owner of Creative Minds Media Group.

Each $15,000 Pay It Forward grant recipient will receive a three-month television advertising schedule, a free 30-second Waymark-produced commercial, support from local marketing experts through the three-month period, access to on-demand educational content and expert industry insights, and invitations to exclusive marketing events and expert insights.


 

"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.

U.S. Army veteran Scottie Johnson took a leap of faith, attending culinary school after his military service. Now he is the proud owner of his own private chef services. Scottie turned to his local VBOC for guidance to get his business started.

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.