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Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year.

UHV Small Business Development Center Staff 


 Lisa Barr State Star Award 2014

Lisa Barr, MS-EDE, certified business advisor IV and associate director of the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center, accepts the 2014 State Star Award from Al Salgado, SouthWest Texas Border Region SBDC Network director. Barr also won this award in 2011.


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The UHV SBDC is part of a nationwide small business assistance program serving the small business community and federal, state and local governments. The center offers counseling, training and technical assistance to existing and start-up businesses in an 11-county area. To make an appointment for business services or register for a UHV SBDC workshop, call the center at 361-485-4485, at 877-895-7232 or email at .















Small Business Development Center

3402 N. Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77904

An SBDC Partnership Program with the U.S. Small Business Administration

The UHV SBDC is partially funded under Cooperative Agreement No.3-603001-Z-0049-27-UHV by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors or participant’s opinion, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products or services. All SBDC programs are non-discriminatory and open to the public. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact UHV-SBDC at (361) 485-4485. © UHV Small Business Development Center. All Rights Reserved

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