Kevin’s Plumbing and Heating Gets Boost with SBDC Assistance
Kevin Yaw’s story of going from a U.S. Air Force Veteran to founding Kevin’s Plumbing and Heating started in the late 2000’s.
Yaw, fresh out of the military and welcomed by several plumbing contractors in the Buffalo area, left his military career as a plumber and began working in the same field almost immediately.
“It hasn’t been easy,” says Yaw. “There are the long hours and the sharp learning curve.” “My transition from employee to business owner was gradual; I consulted with my bank manager, Kathy Eisenmenger several times before being introduced to Dhannayia Johnson, business advisor at the Buffalo State College’s Small Business Development Center.”
Small Business Development Centers are funded through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Offering free education and consulting to small businesses for marketing plans, business plans and technical... Read More