We are honored to be one of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s VBOCs, providing business development services in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The VBOC serves men and women who are Active Duty Service Members, Guard, Reserve, Veterans and their family members who want to start a business or grow an existing business. Our business development services, training, and counseling are provided at no charge.
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program is overseen by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD) and provides entrepreneurial development services – such as business training, counseling and resource partner referrals – to transitioning Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, National Guard & Reserve members and military spouses interested in starting or growing a small business. The SBA has 20 organizations participating in this cooperative agreement and serving as VBOCs.