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Veteran Business Owner – Vision to Recovery

Dr. Justin Kim owner of Trinity Vision Center continues to get the assistance he needs through SBA and its loan programs. He started his eye care center right before the economic down turn by utilizing the Patriot Express Loan Program for leasehold improvements, equipment and inventory. As he continued to operate and develop his clientele he experienced a need for more working capital that would allow him the flexibility to increase his marketing efforts in a time of economic uncertainty.

The Recovery Act came at the perfect time for many small businesses and the opportunities it delivered help Dr. Kim. Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union, known for its financial loan assistance to veteran-owned small businesses, provided the capital Kim needed. The credit union was able to receive a higher guaranty percentage of 90 percent and waive the borrower fee. Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union received an award during National Small Business Week 2009 for its loan activity... Read More

Mary Ellen Trevino, President/CEO of P3S Corporation is our 2010 Small Business Person of the Year. Congratulations to Ms. Trevino as she has been recognized as the local, state, and national Small Business Person of the Year for 2010.

P3S Corporation is at the forefront of new and emerging technologies when and where it matters most!

In November 2010, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), San Antonio District Office accepted a sole source 8(a) set-aside offer from the Department of Health & Human Services, Center for Disease Control & Prevention for 8(a) firm, P3S Corporation. The Recovery Act project award, earmarked at $332,095 for one base year, will provide technical support service management, collections, evaluation, and data analysis for meningococcal and pneumococcal vaccine effectiveness and other vaccine-preventable diseases. The contract allowed the initial creation of 4 new jobs with potential for more in optional years if funding... Read More

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