Vet Biz

315 Lemay Ferry Rd Suite 114
St. Louis MO  63125

Phone: (314) 531-VETS (8387) or 8386

Vet Biz

Starting or expanding a business?
Not sure what your first or next step should be?
In the Guard or Reserve and want to revive your business?
Needing a business plan?
Not sure where to go for funding?

If you are an honorably discharged Veteran or a member of the Guard or Reserve, the Veterans Business Resource Center can assist you. Our staff of experts can help guide you toward your entrepreneurial goals.

Veterans Helping Veterans Transition Military Skills Into Small Business Success

The St. Louis Veterans Business Resource Center is a Project of The Veterans Advocacy Foundation. The VBRC provides a wide variety of supportive and counseling services to Veterans, National Guard and Reserve members who are current or prospective business owners. The Center offers a full range of business services from business planning and loan packaging, training courses, business counseling. The Center has an active mentoring program, conducts networking events and seminars, and other advocacy functions in support of America’s Veteran Business Owners.

Darcella K. Craven, Executive Director
Debbie Fanning, Administrative Coordinator
Londa Young, Research Coordinator/Data Analyst
Alan Rohlfing, Outreach Director
Damon Chaffin, Business Consultant
Roger Horn, Senior Business Reviewer
Tracey Bentley, Busin

The St. Louis VBRC uses an innovative and integrated approach to business planning which will substantially improve Veterans' chances for success with their own businesses. The VBRC emphasizes a distinctive Veteran to Veteran approach through extensive ut

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Founded: 2004

Categories: Business Center, Business Consultant, Non-Profit Organization




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Past Events

Legal Services for Veterans

Legal Services for Veterans
09:30 am - 04/19/2018

At Vet Biz

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri will provide a free 1 on 1 consultation to VBRC Clients for business related topics. Contact VBRC to sign up for an appointment...

Webinar - Nonprofit Basics

Webinar - Nonprofit Basics
06:00 pm - 04/17/2018

At Vet Biz

Webinar - How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis

Webinar - How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis
11:00 am - 04/11/2018

At Vet Biz

Learn how to discover the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats to your small business or your small business idea. Experts will walk you through the...

Veterans in Business Lunch & Learn

Veterans in Business Lunch & Learn
11:30 am - 11/01/2017

At Vet Biz

Seminar Specifics: Veterans in Business Lunch & Learn Learn about what it takes to start a business, finance a business or hire a veteran through special programs...

Startup Business Basics Boot Camp

Startup Business Basics Boot Camp
10:00 am - 10/31/2017

At Vet Biz

Join us to learn all aspects of business ownership including: *Basic steps to starting a business *Financing options *Free business resources LUNCH PROVIDED! The...

Bootstrap 15

Bootstrap 15
08:00 pm - 06/10/2017

At Vet Biz

Dynamic and fast paced lean canvas business plan creation and practice pitch class. This 2 day event allows those interested in getting their idea out of their...

Vet Summit on Entrepreneurship

Vet Summit on Entrepreneurship
08:00 am - 11/03/2016

At Vet Biz

Join us for this 2 track entrepreneurship program designed to assist startup small businesses and those growing a business to make it happen! FREE to Veterans, military...

Bootstrap 12

Bootstrap 12
08:00 am - 08/15/2015

At Vet Biz

2 day intensive training on creating your Lean Canvas Business Plan with S4 Entrepreneurs consulting company. Class starts on Saturday 8/15 and finishes with a pitch...

Reboot B2B - Springfield, MO

Reboot B2B - Springfield, MO
08:30 am - 07/25/2015

At Vet Biz

Reboot B2B in Springfield, MO: Held at the American Legion Post 639, 2660 S Scenic Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807 from 8:30A - 5:00P. This event is NO COST to all...

How to Use the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)

How to Use the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)
02:00 pm - 07/22/2015

At Vet Biz

This session will provide techniques and strategies for accelerating your capture process through advanced data mining of FPDS and is designed for entrepreneur,...

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