SBDC-OC attends St. Michael’s Annual Dia de Muertos event
Mike Ocasio at Pacific Marine Credit Union, Oceanside, CA attending credit union executives Member Business Lending Peer Forum. Mr. Ocasio featured speaker for the forum training members regarding California’s capital access programs including Bond Conduit and Disaster Assistance Programs, eligibility and underwriting.
SBFD-OC were guests of Joan Earhart, SVP HomeStreet Bank.
July 19, 2017
Hotel Paseo, Palm Desert and site visit to our latest project of the Valley's newest five star restaurant, AC3 restaurant and bar. This 5,000 square foot restaurant with project costs in excess of $1.8 million, made possible in partnership with our lead lender, Pacific Premier Bank.
Pictured left-to-right: Michael Ocasio, President/CEO; Dave Worlow, Broker/Principal; Matt Rosam, VP., Pacific Premier Bank and Pam Finn, Chief Administrator, Small Business Development Corp of Orange County
45400 Larkspur Lane, Palm Desert, CA. Site visit on new project collaboration, Hotel Paseo. This $36 million, 3 story, 150-room luxury boutique hotel, part of Marriott's Autograph Collection, is scheduled to open in Fall 2017.
June 5, 2017 Sheraton Downtown Sacramento, California Small Business Day. (Left to right) Megan Hodapp, Small Business Specialist / Office of the Small Business Advocate (GO-BIZ) and Emily Burgos, Program Manager / California Infrastructure & Economic Development Bank (IBank)
On June 5th, SBDC-OC attended the California Small Business Day event hosted by the statewide California Small Business Association. Speaker's included Lt. Governor, Gavin Newsom, Senate President Pro Temp, Kevin de Leon and CA Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones.
Over 20 California governmental agencies, 25 small business organizations and 90 California State Legislators come together to recognize small business owners from across the state for their hard work and success. The annual event honors a few of the millions of small businesses that serve as the economic engine of California.