About SBDC

SBDC Offices at TAMIU

Small Business Development Center


TAMIU's SBDC offers workshops, conferences, and courses geared to the needs of small businesses. Training programs range from advanced seminars aimed at experienced small business owners to introductory courses for those planning to start a business.

The SBDC also, develops and conducts specialized programs to meet specific needs. Working with business professionals and other small business assistance organizations, the SBDC provides managers, owners, and potential owners with the tools to analyze and resolve business problems.

The SBDC training is specifically design to provide new and established entrepreneurs with business guidance, tools on how to enhance their business skills, and loan assistance. Training workshops range from marketing strategies, skills for new supervisors and basic computer training like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Quickbooks

Michael Gonzalez
SBDC Director

TAMIU WHT-226
(956) 326-2840

Isabel Salazar
Training Coordinator

TAMIU WHT-226
(956) 326-2550

Adriana Covarrubias
Administrative Assistant

TAMIU WHT-226
(956) 326-2827

Angelo Piccirillo
Business-Economic Development

LDF
(956) 722-0563

Norma Rodriguez
Certified Business Advisor

Laredo Public Library
(956) 795-2400 ext 2211

Tina Rodriguez
Certified Business Advisor

Lift Fund
(956) 206-8319