Success Stories

Success at an Early Age

Small Business Development Center hosted by College of the Canyons Eye Finity Printing • Santa Clarita, CA Before: Grant Peter Yahiayan was already running his own clothing company when SBDC Business Advisor Nina Grooms Lee visited his high school virtual … Continue reading

Planning for Business Growth

Small Business Development Center hosted by College of the Canyons Blue Earth Enterprises Inc. • Valencia, CA Before: Kirk and Teresa Kryger’s online-only retail business, Blue Earth Enterprises Inc., sells fashion jewelry and gift items. In February 2008 the couple, … Continue reading

Upscale Retailer Takes the Next Step to Growth

Small Business Development Center hosted by College of the Canyons Mona Moore • Venice, CA Before: Lisa Bush, her husband, Scott Vineberg; and their business partner, Anna Variano, owned a successful retail store and Web site selling high-end women’s shoes … Continue reading

Success is Music to Their Ears

BEFORE: Adam Bendorf and his wife, Anna, are experienced pianists and piano teachers, with degrees in piano from The Master’s College and The University of Oregon, respectively. One day as Adam worked on designing his own music instruction book for … Continue reading