Success Stories

These stories demonstrate how the SBDC can assist clients, and they give the clients some exposure.

An Innovative Idea with No Strings Attached

Dana Hendrie

Finally Free

2021

Laser-Focused Entrepreneur Sets Eyes on International Sales

Ben Hall

Lasers for Innovative Solutions, LLC

2021

Pet Pub Owner

Dream Becomes Reality, During Pandemic

Jamie Smith
The Pet Pub LLC

2020

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New Jewelry Store in Lock Haven is Pandemic Success Story

Hanna Stover

Momoyo Otsu

2020

Actuated Medical

Bellefonte Company Pivots to Produce Face Shields During Coronavirus Pandemic

Maureen Mulvihill

Actuated Medical

2020

Clinton County Memorials

New Location and Expanded Services Offered at Clinton County

Andrew Noll

Clinton County Memorials

2020

Back Country

Making The Adjustment

Josh Feldbauer & Morgan Huey

Backcountry Spine & Sport

2020

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Family Matters

Jeff Long & Carley Anderson

M&R Contracting, Inc.

2020

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BMX App Doesn’t Miss a Trick Despite Global Pandemic

Thaddeus Lorenz

Tourney

2020

Little bird

A Little Bird Finds Its Nest in Lock Haven

Tina Newberry & Lisa Henderson

A Little Bird

2020

Local business expands to drive airport growth and innovation  

Omar and Carol Ahmed, Co-Owners
Nittany Express Inc.

2020

When it Comes to a Personalized Shopping Experience, Less is More

Theresa Ritzman, Owner

Connections

2020

Gamble Mill Purchase is Positive Step in Revitalization of Historic Bellefonte

Gamble Mill
Virgilio Investments, LLC

2019

Construction Company Changes Hands After Owner’s Retirement

Steve Bell
Crider Mitchell Construction

2019

Creating Community in Historic Bellefonte

Elizabeth Hay
Art a la Carte

2019

FootAnchor, LLC Makes Positive Impact in People’s Lives

Allan Woolway
FootAnchor, LLC

2019

Entrepreneur has Global Taste with Baklava

Ann Kusnadi, owner
Koo-Weh Nana Desserts & Pastries

2019

Hoop Stars

Shooting for the Stars

Dan McKenna, owner
Hoop Stars, LLC

2019

Playa Bowls

Playa Bowls: Bringing a Healthy Dining Option to State College

Desiree Arroyo, owner
Playa Bowls Penn State

2019

The Square Café & Bakery: Where Happiness Is Homemade

Kayla Zook
The Square Cafe & Bakery

2018

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Natural Product Banishes Bed Bugs

Dr. Nina Jenkins
ConidioTec

2018

Controlling Traffic: Long-Term Employee Becomes the New Business Owner

Shannon Snare, Owner
JRK Enterprises, Inc.

2017

An Elective Ultrasound Business Opens, the First of its Kind in Centre County

Jennifer Miller
Hide and Seek Prenatal Peek

2017

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Growing Solutions with Phospholutions

Hunter Swisher
Phospholutions

2017

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Energy Rehab Wellness and Training Is “Well” on Its Way to Success

Renee Frank, Doctor of Physical Therapy and co-founder
Energy Rehab Wellness and Training

2017