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Dec 13, 2018

In this episode, Host Tony Prangner Jr of bOpit SNM and Business Coach Steven Chavira talk with Jim Cassidy of VBOC (Veterans Business Outreach Center) in Roswell, NM. Jim explains the various programs available to veterans who are looking to transition from active duty into entrepreneurship in Southern New Mexico. Jim discusses how he found his calling as a VBOC coordinator after his 20 year career in the U.S. Air Force and starting his own business. Veterans Business Outreach Center is located at 1600 SE Main St. Ste A, Roswell new Mexico 88203. You can reach Jim directly at 575-624-6002, or email jamesm.cassidy@state.nm.us

Other veterans business resources available: 

Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) – New Mexico/Colorado - http://www.nmdvs.org/vboc/

New Mexico Department of Veteran Services - http://www.nmdvs.org/

VBOC across the country - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/vboc

 Boots to Business (SBA/VBOC)-  https://www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/ovbd/resources/160511

Boots to Business (Reboot) - https://sbavets.force.com/s/

Small Business Administration (SBA) - https://www.sba.gov/about-sba

SBA – New Mexico - https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/nm/albuquerque

SBA New Mexico Resource Guide - https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/resourceguide_3132.pdf

SBA Colorado - https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/co/denver

 

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – Across the country - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/sbdc

SBDC / NM - http://www.nmsbdc.org/

SBDC – NM Locations - http://www.nmsbdc.org/locations.aspx

SBDC – Colorado - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/filter/789c2b2e492c49b572f6b7b2323736b5000024960439

 Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/ptac

PTAC New Mexico - https://www.nmptac.org/

PTAC Colorado - https://www.coloradoptac.org/

 SCORE - https://www.score.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI68O32I-Y3wIVhDxpCh2dJwbYEAAYASAAEgIcwfD_BwE

SBA SCORE -https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/score

New Mexico SCORE - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/filter/789c2b2e492c49b5f2f3b5b232373635070024df0441

Colorado SCORE - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/filter/789c2b2e492c49b572f6b72a482c2ac94b2d2ab63237363507005e5507a7

 Woman Business Centers – (WBC’s) - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/wbc

WBC New Mexico - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/filter/789c2b2e492c49b5f2f3b5b232373633040024db043c

WBC Colorado - https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/filter/789c2b2e492c49b572f6b72a482c2ac94b2d2ab63237363304005e5107a2

WESSThttps://www.wesst.org/

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - https://www.usda.gov/

USDA New Mexico - https://usdasearch.usda.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=usda&query=New+Mexico&commit=Search

USDA Colorado - https://usdasearch.usda.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=usda&query=Colorado&commit=Search