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The McDaniels of City Lumber Company

“We were unaware that the Revolving Loan Funds were available,” Jason McDaniel said. “As a new business rebounding from COVID and the uncertainties in the lumber business, the assistance we received from the SBDC was vital in our ability to expand.”

Eric and Laressa McCarty of Paradise Acres

“Almost a year into operation, we had an excellent opportunity to purchase additional acreage adjacent to our current property. But we needed up-to-date pro forma financials to approach a lender. The TSBDC connected us with a well-respected local CPA firm, who churned out solid reports quickly, at no cost to us. We were able to get a loan and buy the land, just as another buyer was making an effort to purchase the property. Our farm park grew from 16 to 24 acres less than a year in. That wouldn’t have happened without the timely assistance from TSBDC.”

Karen and Glen Mitchell of Salt MedSpa

“I don’t know how we would have survived without the TSBDC. As a small business, we need education in several areas, but we can’t afford to pay huge conference prices. We love taking advantage of the classes that are offered. It has also been extremely helpful to have someone that I can just pick the phone up and ask a couple of questions. We recommend the TSBDC to anyone we know that is starting a new business!”

Get unstuck with help from the TSBDC.


Starting a business is exciting, but can be overwhelming – We partner with you in the process by providing guidance on writing your business plan, finding funding resources, and securing proper licenses so your business gets off the ground.


Moving from the start-up to growth phase of a business comes with a whole new set of challenges. Use our experience and resources to make sound decisions, such as creating and implementing sales and marketing strategies, hiring and managing employees, and analyzing market research.


You’ve made it! Your business is growing, and now it’s time to start running your business instead of working in it. Work with your TSBDC consultant to create a lasting plan for the future of your business.

TSBDC’s Impact in 2022

Capital infusion and formation

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Client Satisfaction