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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

Other veterans business resources available: 

Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) – New Mexico/Colorado -

New Mexico Department of Veteran Services -

VBOC across the country -

 Boots to Business (SBA/VBOC)-

Boots to Business (Reboot) -

Small Business Administration (SBA) -

SBA – New Mexico -

SBA New Mexico Resource Guide -

SBA Colorado -


Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – Across the country -


SBDC – NM Locations -

SBDC – Colorado -

 Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) -

PTAC New Mexico -

PTAC Colorado -



New Mexico SCORE -

Colorado SCORE -

 Woman Business Centers – (WBC’s) -

WBC New Mexico -

WBC Colorado -


United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) -

USDA New Mexico -

USDA Colorado -