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Client Success Stories

The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center is always eager to share our feel-good success stories with the community. The success of our clients is the most rewarding experience for all the staff and volunteers of the SBDC.

Many of our clients want to share their experience with others, and give insight to the workshops, consulting, and guidance our organization provides them and their businesses. If you would like to share your story with us, please click the link below!

Bad Rock Auto

Bad Rock Auto is a locally owned, small town auto repair shop and used car sales dealer nestled in the foothills of Pike Peak. The owner, Todd Basnett, has been involved with the SBDC for one year. He began attending entrepreneurship classes in March of 2023, completing a 9-week course. After this course, he fulfilled a long-time goal of purchasing his own auto repair shop in January of 2024. Over 20 years ago, Todd starting

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Mediterranean Café

Mediterranean Café, aka Med Café, is a staple in downtown Colorado Springs. For over 20 years, they’ve been offering fresh, delicious, traditional and Mediterranean inspired foods that have won “Best of Colorado Springs” awards yearly. Serving gyros, falafel, fresh salads, house-made soups, kabobs, grilled fish specials, chef specials and more! In August of 2021, Chef Ronald Hunter purchased the existing café with his wife Brittany. Ronald graduated from Arizona Culinary Institute and worked in fine

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Sarah Sit and Play

Sarah Sit and Play is an in-home, caring, and insured house and pet-sitting business. The owner, Sarah Groh has been a client of the SBDC for 10 years. She began attending workshops and one-on-one meetings with a business mentor while forming her first business, Groh Music (a voice studio for all ages). Sarah still runs the first business and can be seen leading her jazz quartet around town or teaching voice for the VAPA Program

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