SBDC Offices at TAMIU

The 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 packaging assistance. Training workshops range from marketing strategies, skills for new supervisors and basic computer training like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and QuickBooks

Norma Rodriguez, Business Advisor

Norma Rodriguez
Certified Business Advisor

“I enjoy teaching and training business owners the vital skills necessary for growth.”

Angelo Piccirillo, Economic Development

Angelo Piccirillo
Business-Economic Development

“We are here to help you succeed and grow your business!”

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2842

Tina Rodriguez, Business Advisor

Tina Rodriguez
Certified Business Advisor

“Envision it, plan it and make it happen, with the help from the TAMIU SBDC team.”

Cinthia Gonzalez Training Coordinator

Cinthia I Gonzalez
Training Coordinator

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2849

Virginia Lopez, Administrative Assistant

Virginia A Lopez
Administrative Assistant

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2849

Yaritza Tejada, Special Program Aid

Yaritza L Tejada
SBDC Special Program Aid


Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2827

Ilse Amaro, Special Program Aid

Ilse Amaro
SBDC Special Program Aid

“Customer Service is our top priority, we always put our clients first.”

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2550


Main Office
5201 University Blvd.
Radcliffe Killam Library Room 321
Laredo, TX 78041

P: (956) 326-2827

F: (956) 326-2847

E: sbdc@tamiu.edu

H: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM