Valley Community SBDCServing Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings counties
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Captain Dom grew up in western Pennsylvania, attended college at Duke University in the Naval ROTC program, and completed graduate education at the National Defense University. During his 26-year Navy career, George was a member of various high performance teams and continues to fly today. 

In addition to speaking on high performance, leadership, and teamwork, he is currently the COO of ACI Jet, providing corporate aircraft management, charter, maintenance and ground handling services in central and southern California. 

George shares his expertise in practical management practices that can scale to thousands of people—and fast.

Advisors

Mary Castillo Avalos*

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Loan Packaging, QuickBooks, Implementing Technology Solutions, Software and IT Infrastructure

Geoffrey Bogart*

Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, Basic Arabic
Business Start-Ups, International Trade

Charles Eason*

SBIR/STTR Consultant

Jose Huitron

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Business Modeling, Customer Development, Business Structure, Optimizing Business Operations, Streamlining Processes, Artifical Intelligence, E-commerce

Rhonda Lowe

Business Plans, Strategic Planning, Traditional Marketing, Sales Strategies, Retail Businesses

Sharon Mikesell

Government Contracting

Claudia Newcorn, MBA

Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Branding, Marketing Research, Marketing Communications, New Product Development

Tiffany Phillips

Digital and Social Media Marketing Strategy; E-Commerce Consultant

Favian Rodriguez

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Strategic Planning, Loan Packaging, Financial Projections, Cash Flow Management, Sustainable Growth & Profitability, Developing New Products, Franchising and Expansion, Buying/Selling a Business, Retail Businesses, Restaurant Businesses

Lourdes Uranday

Languages Spoken: Spanish
Childcare, Cottage Food, Retail, Restaurant, Food Truck, Human Resources consulting and training

David Waldbauer

Government Contracts Consultant
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.