Success Stories

Pictured: Kutztown University Small Business Development Center Business Consultant Kecia Sturdivant; Lead Business Opportunity Specialist Jennifer Tilden; President Alicia Williams and CFO Denean Williams of Full Circle, Inc.; Director Tony Leta, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District.

SBA Officials Celebrate Black History Month with Exton, Pa.-based small business visit

Pictured: Kutztown University Small Business Development Center Business Consultant Kecia Sturdivant; Lead Business Opportunity Specialist Jennifer Tilden; President Alicia Williams and CFO Denean Williams of Full Circle, Inc.; Director Tony Leta, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District.

Woman-Owned Small Business Full Circle, Inc. is finding its way forward to growth and success with help from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.

Full Circle, Inc. is a highly successful SBA (8a) and woman-owned small business (WOSB) certified firm providing information systems, education and training, and program management to federal government agencies. Full Circle has a proven track record of providing efficient and effective professional services to help federal agency and commercial market missions.

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Antonio "Tony" Leta, Director, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District and Solomon Wheeler, SBA Harrisburg Branch Manager celebrate Black History Month with York Pa. small business CEO and founder of One on 1 Accounting & Consulting and Seth Springer, Esq., Tax Attorney.

SBA celebrates Black History Month with York Pa. small business

Pictured: Antonio "Tony" Leta, Director, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District and Solomon Wheeler, SBA Harrisburg Branch Manager celebrate Black History Month with York Pa. small business CEO and founder of One on 1 Accounting & Consulting and Seth Springer, Esq., Tax Attorney.

Angela Huyghue, CEO and founder of One on 1 Accounting & Consulting, is a rising star among central Pennsylvania small businesses who discovered that her U.S. Small Business Administration resource partner, Kutztown University Small Business Development Center was “the one” to help her succeed.

One on 1 Accounting & Consulting Services is a woman-and minority-owned business founded by Huyghue in the summer of 2003. Huyghue relocated her headquarters to York, Pa. and in... Read More

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CMC President and CEO Joseph Zidik honored

When the owner of the milling-equipment manufacturing company Joseph Zidik and Carl Yerger were working for decided to sell the company, Zidik and Yerger decided to start their own company: Custom Milling and Consulting, Inc., or CMC. Established in 2002 to provide chemical material processing equipment, as well as custom material processing and toll processing services, CMC helps its customers make the leaps from laboratory development to small production and on to full scale manufacturing.

In March 2014, tragedy struck when CMC lost founding partner Carl Yerger, who was murdered while on a fishing trip in the Bahamas. Following what has been described as a terrible incident of senseless violence, Zidik, while dealing with the loss of his best friend and business partner, continued to be the consummate leader and businessman. Leading CMC to even greater success, Zidik’s dedication to his employees... Read More

BluPath Design founder and principal Laura Blau

PHILADELPHIA - BluPath Design founder and principal Laura Blau, makes sustainable design practices the standard for her design firm. The award-winning design firm, founded at the beginning of 2003, provides architectural and interior design services with a focus on sustainability.

Blau's vision for BluPath Design is to design beautiful sustainable buildings that help her mission-driven clients and their communities thrive. Previously, as an award-winning fine arts painter and sculptor she exhibited her works in Paris, New York and Minneapolis and won numerous awards and fellowships.  An architect since 1995, her architectural work reflects her sensitivity to aesthetics.

Blau and her husband Paul Thompson, who started the business with her, experienced initial success and received the Commonwealth Design Award in 2006 for sustainable design for their own home. In 2007, BluPath won the Sub-Zero/Wolf Kitchen Design Contest and was featured in Philadelphia Magazine. Their... Read More

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