ABOUT TAMIU SBDC

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


Michael Gonzalez, Director

Michael Gonzalez
SBDC Director

“We have a team that is passionate about business and economic development in our community. I am proud to say that at the TAMIU SBDC, we are the ‘Best in the Business’!”

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2840

Isabel Salazar, Training Coordinator

Isabel Salazar
Training Coordinator

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

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

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.”

Kimberly Cadena, Special Program Aid

Kimberly Cadena
SBDC Special Program Aid

“The TAMIU SBDC Family is dedicated to helping you with your small business needs and is proud to be part of your small business journey!”

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library
Room 321
(956) 326-2840

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


TAMIU SBDC


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

P: (956) 326-2827

E: sbdc@tamiu.edu

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