Sister’s Home Style Entrées, Humboldt

Sister’s Home Style Entrées is the pride and joy of owner Deb Davis. The company makes frozen meals at its headquarters in downtown Humboldt, Iowa. Deb initially approached the North Central Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in April 2011 to get help with the business she had recently started. SBDC Regional Director Lisa Shimkat […]

GehlPRO Welding, Carroll

Pat Gehling had over 25 years of experience in welding and repair when he decided to start his own company, GehlPRO Welding, which opened for business in March of 2014. Pat’s entrepreneurial experience and strong business sense was crucial to his success in building the new company from the ground up. Years before opening the […]

Real Time Ag, LLC

The Iowa Small Business Development Center for North Central Iowa helped Mike Sexton with his Demonstration Fund application during the development phase of his nutrient management regulation software business and then critiqued the project and provided additional insights on what he would need to be successful. Mike Sexton knew that there were problems in tracking […]

Bridal Visions by LD, Fort Dodge

LaDonna High received assistance from the Iowa Small Business Development Center for North Central Iowa in developing a business plan and putting together the necessary paperwork to obtain financing so she could open her own bridal and formal wear store. Enjoying every aspect of working in the bridal and formal wear industry, LaDonna finds it […]

Sister’s Home Style Entrées, Humboldt

Deb Davis received business start-up and expansion assistance from the Iowa Small Business Development Center for North Central Iowa so she could start her frozen meals company and then expand it further when demand increased quickly. Sister’s Home Style Entrées is the pride and joy of owner Deb Davis. The company makes frozen meals at […]

Quality Machine of Iowa, Inc., Audubon

The Iowa Small Business Development Center for North Central Iowa helped Tim Greene restructure his existing debt and free up cash for continued growth of his existing precision metal machining business, plus continues to work with him in trying to get Audubon County reclassified as a HUBZone. Entrepreneurship runs in Tim Greene’s family. Quality Machine […]