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Testimonials

Tiffany is simply amazing!!! Thank you.

Estevan Jaimes

The classes and tutoring sessions are INVALUABLE. I am so thankful for the SBDC!!

Mary Enger RN, BSN, IBCLC

Met with Ms. Shaula Denton at the Pikes Peak SBDC office. She was very knowledgeable gave me a lead were to go and guide me.

Tony Mendenilla

Really great job. Cory is super helpful.

Javier Angulo

Great group of professionals. I am looking forward to working with everyone necessary to assist with my business.

Marc Anthony Rangel

Jackie was wonderful!

Fai Murphy

The SBDC is simply the best! I love emailing the secretary for help—she is so helpful!!

Mary Enger

Loren was very helpful and insightful to talk to. His experience and history provide helpful insights. Thank you.

Logan Rojas

Great information. Thank you so much for all your (Robin Roberts) assistance.

Justin Kush

Ron is great! I greatly appreciate his time, insight and recommendations. I will definitely be meeting with him again as I go through this journey. Awesome staff at the SBDC! Super helpful and takes away some of the nerves venturing out into the business world. Thank you all for everything.

Justin Kush

Tiffany was so sweet. She had a lot of good ideas and suggestions.

Fai Murphy

Both (Jay McKeown & Christina Gilbertson) were very helpful and very professional- yet took a personal interest in my work which was productive in discussions.

Marcus Avery

Greatly appreciate all the help and insight Ron provided. I look forward to continuing my work with him.

Justin Kush

Christina is awesome! So helpful and knowledgeable!

Niki Cicak

“Loren Lancaster answered all my questions and probably talked me out of making a bad decision. Very much appreciated his help. Thank you Loren.”

Shawn Craft

“Heather McBroom is very knowledgeable and eager to answer all questions. Highly recommend.”

Dalia Iris

“Jackie was awesome very very helpful.”

Terrance Coleman

“Ron provided a very solid introduction to SBDC resources and I look forward to continuing with future engagements.”

John Zentner

“Ron has been critical to my company operations. He has helped us go to the next level. His expertise has been super critical. Thank you so much!”

Michael Tipton

“The meeting with Christina was very helpful and made me feel more confident and directed moving forward. Thank you SBDC!”

Chelsea Maffei

“SBDC has helped me to expand my knowledge in the business field and to develop a business plan.”

Marianjely Clark

“I wasn’t quite sure what to expect the consultation, but Jacquie gave me all the advice I needed and so much more! SBDC is such an incredible resource for budding businesses like mine. I’ll be back for sure!”

Carrie Johnson

“I not only left the consultation a bit more educated but boy was I inspired! Ramon [Alvarez] is a true mentor and amazing human being and I look forward to working with him and SBDC more in the future.”

JJ Lopez

“Janet [Brugger] was very knowledgeable and helpful.”

RoxSana Ballard

“Heather [McBroom] did great. We had some technical difficulties but it still went smoothly! She helped me understand exactly what I need to in order to know if I want to start my own business or not.”

Madison Dobson

“Absolutely wonderful and incredibly helpful! Thank you Darrell [Fleck] and everyone at the SBDC.”

Jennifer Higby

“John [Lubitz] was fantastic, lots of great information and insight for our company.”

Brandon Lee

“Becky Fuller was very reassuring that we are on the right track for our small business plans. She was very knowledgeable, provided options and made suggestions on next steps.”

Penny Schelling

“Mr. John Lubitz was very knowledgeable, professional, kind and helpful. I’m so grateful for his advice and encouragement.”

Lisa Marie Staton

“Ron O’Herron is very smart, encouraging and helpful.”

Erin Hatfield

“Shaula Denton, Mark Bittle, and John Lubitz provided awesome support that was very much needed.”

Valerie Wilmot

“Great service, Janet was very helpful! Thank you!”

Suzanne Rome

“Cory was fantastic. I am looking forward to a long future working with her.”

Priscilla Baltazar

“Tiffany was great. Thank you!”

Hally Brooke

“Cory was very pleasant, courteous and helpful. I would like to say Thank You for her guidance that helped me through a complicated application process thereby reducing my anxiety! Thank you again.”

Tammy Muller

“Ron was very humble, soft spoken, eager to help me. I’m very grateful for him and the SBDC team.”

Vanessa Chambers

“My husband/business partner learned so much from Darrell!!! He really opened our eyes and had great questions for us that we never thought about. Darrell is awesome!! He truly is an amazing consultant!”

Annette Verones

“It was great. Reanna helped me so much.”

Sheena Sampsel

“Brandon provided much appreciated advice. We are going to contract with him for additional guidance.”

Patrick Going

“SBDC helps me with trainings and consultants, but the best thing is, they help me to become more confident. Even with my limitation with the language, my consultants were very patient and helpful. I really want to thank the team of SBDC for the great work they’re doing and their motivation for helping people to achieve their goals.”

Rose Marie Jeanithe-Raphael

“Ramon Alvarez es un escelente persona.”

Francisco Solis-Moralez

“Brad was wonderful and provided lots of valuable information.”

Sharon OBrien

“Steve provided very helpful information. I am already implementing the things I learned and will return for another meeting!”

Rebecca Brewster

“Steve is very knowledgeable and professional.”

Fermin Venzor

“An amazing experience. I’ve never owned my own business and the knowledge Steve shared has been instrumental in moving forward.”

Traci Herrera

“We appreciated Christina and are incorporating her suggestions.”

Pamela Waisanen

“Cory has been extremely valuable advice and knowledge wise throughout every encounter, conversation, or meeting I’ve had with her. She is so dynamic and genuine in her duties and concern with her clients. So happy to have her in my corner.”

Gary Smith

“Christina Gilbertson was very professional, humble, and helpful. I immediately applied two recommendations she gave me after our talk. Thank you SBDC!!!”

Jason Krause

“Jacqueline Proffit was awesome.”

Kyle Guillory

“Brad and Reanna were so generous to give me time and share their expertise. I learned a ton and both sessions provided much-needed clarity. Thank you so much for all you do, SBDC!”

Lara White

“This session [with Brandon Lee] was very helpful. I want to thank SBDC for the knowledge I got from the workshops and the consultants.”

Rose Marie Jeanithe-Raphael

“Darrell Fleck is very professional and insightful.”

Robert Noble

“Christina provided very good advice. Felt very confident and pleased with her answers and how incredibly helpful she was.”

Karen Pickering

“SBDC gave me solid advice on how to register and set-up my business with the IRS and State of Colorado. I was also able to get consulting and marketing advice which helped guide my thought process when building my website. Thank you!”

Elisha Stewart

“The SBDC in Colorado Springs has been a truly amazing resource. Someday, I hope I can somehow either work with the SBDC and/or provide funding for its continued success. I talk it up every chance I get.”

John Gregory

“Both Shaula [Denton] and Steve [Imke] are fantastic! The resources at SBDC are always so helpful and relevant to my needs.”

Jaecie Butler

“SBDC personnel (Ron O’Herron) remains a source of advise and guidance throughout our rapid period of growth. His personal and professional investment in our success provides support we need to navigate new and unknown territory.”

Andrew Dark

“You [SBDC] helped us stay afloat and take care of patients that would of other wise gone without care. This ensured people would be taken care of and stay on the right meds.”

Richard Thompson

“Many thanks! Speaking with Steve [Imke] opened up a new perspective for me! Can’t wait for my next session with a counselor.”

Codi Belcher

“Excellent business plan and example provided. It really made me rethink the direction I was taking certain aspects of my company.”

Richard Jarry

“I learned so much from the class I took with Cory [Arcarese]. I’m excited to implement all my new knowledge in my business. Thank you so much.”

Julie Carey

“John was very knowledgeable and helpful. He had information that is very useful to me.”

Kirk Mayne

“Was highly impressed with my brief conversation I had with Mr. O’Herron. And very appreciative on feedback and advice I’ve received as well!”

Christopher Perez

“I’m so pleased with this class and the support of all the consultants. Thank you, I have learned a lot.”

Heather Northrup

“Very helpful, SBDC is doing a great job providing knowledge and support to small business owners.”

Rose Marie Jeanithe-Raphael

“This was so very helpful!!!”

Jamie Bowker

“[Cory’s] the best!! We are deaf and she was patient, cooperative to different ways of communication and sincerely felt empathy for our situation.”

Emily-Charmaine Evans

“Cory is a viable asset to Hillside Connection and the Southeast Community. She is very transparent and gives you insights that are relevant to your current situation. She truly cares about her clients.”

Terrell Brown

“Ya’ll are awesome! Great resources.”

Bob Gemignani

“[John is] very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.”

Lexi Ellis

“It was great. [Christina] helped me so much.”

Sheena Sampsel

“Cory seems really plugged in and ready/able to help!”

Jonathan Greenlee

“It was a very helpful, insightful training and I would retake it again if I could.”

Jodi Lang

“Such a great resource, thanks so much!”

Genevive Free

“Estamos agradecidos por el apoyo que nos brindan, muchos conocimientos que si ponemos en prácticas lograremos realzar nuestras ventas, asesoría precisa y enriquecedora.”

Maria Silva

“I came in the door discouraged and considering giving up. And 49 minutes later, I walked out the same door, head held high with a plan for success. I would say that Cory is priceless to your establishment. I know that she is priceless to me. Thank you so much, Cory!”

Brenda Davis

“I appreciate his energy and perspectives! And more importantly, respect when I was interested in selecting a different approach.”

Chad Manifold

“Cory was amazing! I am beyond grateful for her time, and am looking forward to our next session.”

Sarah Gregor

“I’m looking forward to applying what I learn and approaching every bit of knowledge with curious intent.”

Jason Burks

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