Client Success Stories

  • SPH Performance Gear: New Braunfels

    Meet Claire Ozin, owner of SPH Performance Gear.

    Claire Ozin, SPH Performance Gear

    Claire Ozin, SPH Performance Gear

     

    Claire Ozin opened SPH Performance Gear LLC in New Braunfels, Texas in April of 2016. Together with Kyle Schurig, a world class horse trainer, they manufacture and sell high performance horse pads that feature superior wither relief and better leg contact.

     

    Claire Ozin and Kyle Schurig

    Claire Ozin and Kyle Schurig

     

    SPH Performance Gear customers are located around the world. Their customer base includes a large Australian following plus many competitive riders. SPH Performance Gear are a sponsor of the Junior National Finals Rodeo and plan to have a booth at the Championship National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas this year.

    You can find SPH Performance Gear LLC at https://schurig-performance-gear.myshopify.com/ and on Facebook at SPHGear2015.

     

    Saddle Pad

    Saddle Pad

     

    Horse

    Horse

     

    Client Assistance:

    Claire visited the New Braunfels Satellite Office of the San Antonio Small Business Development Center. She met with the Center’s Business Advisor, Larry New, several times before starting the business. Together, they worked on business plans and business entity formation.

    While working with UTSA Small Business Development Center Claire was able to start her business and form one full time job. We are proud to be a part of SPH Performance Gear’s success!

     


    Find the UTSA Small Business Development Center at 940 W. San Antonio Street in New Braunfels and call Larry at 830-214-6435.

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    The UTSA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers integrated services to new and experienced business owners in San Antonio, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and 8 other surrounding counties. We provide professional, confidential one-on-one business advising services at no charge.  The UTSA SBDC also offers no-cost/low-cost training workshops covering a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs grow.

  • Wicked Voodoo Espresso: New Braunfels

    Meet Laurel and Kenny Winslow – Owners of Wicked Voodoo Espresso.

    Wicked Voodoo Espresso: Owners

    Laurel and Kenny Winslow

     

    Laurel and Kenny Winslow opened Wicked Voodoo Espresso, LLC in New Braunfels, Texas in November of 2016. Wicked Voodoo Espresso is a coffee company that serves you their delicious potions – such as organic fair trade coffee, coffee drinks and teas. They are open and ready to entrance you with their wicked good brews. You can them out at: http://www.wickedvoodooespresso.com/

     

    Wicked Voodoo Espresso and their Drive Thru location

    Wicked Voodoo Espresso and their Drive Thru location

    Wicked Voodoo Espresso will cast a spell on you and you will instantaneously fall in love with coffee again! They value great, fresh roasted coffee and warm friendly service. Visit them and get wicked with rich aromas and taste that they have to offer in your cup every day.

     

     

    Wicked Voodoo Espresso at their Ribbon Cutting

    Wicked Voodoo Espresso at their Ribbon Cutting

    Client Assistance:

    Laurel and Kenny worked with the UTSA Small Business Development Center and the New Braunfels area advisor Larry New. Together they worked on business plans and business entity formation. While working with UTSA Small Business Development Center Laurel and Kenny were able to start their business, employ 2 full time jobs and 4 part time jobs. We are proud to be a part of Laurel and Kenny’s success!

    Find the UTSA Small Business Development Center at 940 W. San Antonio Street in New Braunfels and call Larry at 830-214-6435.

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    The UTSA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers integrated services to new and experienced business owners in San Antonio, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and 8 other surrounding counties. We provide professional, confidential one-on-one business advising services at no charge.  The UTSA SBDC also offers no-cost/low-cost training workshops covering a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs grow.

  • Kelly Grettler, Author: New Braunfels

    Meet Kelly Grettler – Children Book Author.

    Kelly Grettler, Author

     

    Kelly Grettler has had a love of writing since she first won a candy bar in middle school for writing the best short story in her class. She has taken that love of writing and successfully published her first two children’s books, Underneath the Mimosa Tree and What’s a Season, SPRING  which she also illustrated. Her books can be found on Amazon.com and on her website: www.kellygrettler.com. She has many more books coming soon including more in the series, What’s a Season.

     

    What’s a Season? SPRING

     

    Underneath the Mimosa Tree

     

    Client Assistance:

    Kelly worked with the UTSA Small Business Development Center and the New Braunfels area advisor Larry New. Together they worked on entity formation, sales tax, self-employment taxes, budgeting and general business management. While working with UTSA Small Business Development Center Kelly was able to start her business, employ 1 full time job, and increase her sales. We are proud to be a part of Kelly’s success!

     

    Kelly writes, “Larry has been extremely helpful to me throughout this process! Explaining everything until I truly understand the process. He’s been a blessing in my journey!”

    Find the UTSA Small Business Development Center at 940 W. San Antonio Street in New Braunfels and call Larry at 830-214-6435.

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    The UTSA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers integrated services to new and experienced business owners in San Antonio, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and 8 other surrounding counties. We provide professional, confidential one-on-one business advising services at no charge.  The UTSA SBDC also offers no-cost/low-cost training workshops covering a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs grow.

  • Escape Haus: New Braunfels

    Meet Duane Penshorn and his wife Christine owners of Escape Haus.

    Escape Haus is a live-action Escape the Room Game located in New Braunfels, Texas. Duane and Christine incorporated Escape Haus in May of 2016. They continue to grow, to succeed and enjoy having a small business to call their own.

    Escape Haus provides a fun and challenging venue for everyone. The live-action game is great for friends and families. As well as gamers and adventurists alike. They also provide a venue for special events.  Events such as birthdays, corporate team building, and school events to name few.

    The escape rooms require you to find clues and then solve puzzles to ‘escape.’ You win the game by using your observation, communication, and critical thing skills.

    You can find more information by visiting http://www.EscapeHaus.com or by calling 830-832-5040.

    Escape Haus: Magic Room

    Escape Haus: The Magic Room

    Escape Haus: classroom

    Escape Haus: The Classroom

    SBDC Assistance:

    Duane and Christine used the resources and the assistance of the New Braunfels Small Business Development Center (SBDC). They also worked with the Center’s Business Advisor, Larry New. They primarily worked on reviewing their business plan. The assistance included start-up requirements, marketing, commercial leases and additional sources of revenue.

    Duane and Christine said: “visiting with Larry gave us peace of mind and helped solidify our plan getting our business started. UTSA is an excellent resource for any new business start-up or someone looking to start a new business.”

    Find the UTSA Small Business Development Center at 940 W. San Antonio Street in New Braunfels and call Larry at 830-214-6435.

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    The UTSA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers integrated services to new and experienced business owners in San Antonio, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and 8 other surrounding counties. We provide professional, confidential one-on-one business advising services at no charge.  The UTSA SBDC also offers no-cost/low-cost training workshops covering a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs grow.

  • Doctor Kenneth Yu

     

    Dr. Kenneth Yu is a facial and reconstructive plastic surgeon who also does fills and other related procedures. Dr. Yu retired as a colonel after serving 21 years in the United States Air Force where he served service personnel and their families.  He continues to serve out veterans as he works part time at the Veteran’s Hospital while he is growing his practice.  Dr. Yu takes a lot of pride in his work and the quality of the services he provides. He believes in a close personal relationship with his clients to help them feel comfortable in his office. He designed the office himself and his wife did the décor and decorations. It is set up to be a welcoming environment to patients from the first consultation to the follow up of a procedure.

    Dr. Yu located his office in the Dominion area at 21727 IH 10 W, Suite 218, in a new facility. He started his practice with his patient coordinator, Morgan.  He opened his practice in November 2016 with assistance from David Baenziger, Certified Senior Business Adviser.

    Congrats on the new facility and best of luck in this new year.

     

     


     

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