SBDC Success Stories

Elite Auto Collision Repair Center
The Door and Window Consultants 

During his time working for various contractors and door installation companies, Randall Burger discovered a severe gap between customers’ needs and industry standards. In order to fill this niche, Burger created The Door & Window Consultants in 1980; a home-based business specializing in custom made door and window solutions. . .

Conflicts in decision making were causing problems for local company, Elite Auto Collision. Between the mother, father, son, and daughter team, procedural methods were becoming blurred. Matriarch Sandra Baker-Assemi decided that to clear the air and ensure a successful future, she would reach out to her local SBDC for help. . .

 

National Escalator Cleaning

Nancy Santangelo and her husband started National Escalator Cleaning, LLC in 2010. Santangelo’s infant company hit enormous obstacles in its first few years, including stifling competition, persistent solicitors, and the loss of the business’ co-owner which left Santangelo without a partner and a husband. . .