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

Our team members are committed to making a difference for small businesses like yours. 

Our expert business advisors are passionate about helping businesses succeed. They bring extensive hands-on business experience to each client situation, ensuring you receive practical “real world” advice that can be applied to daily operations. Business advisors’ expertise covers all key business areas, and they will work closely with you to develop productive solutions.

Our staff will make every effort to assist you. They can answer questions, arrange meetings with consultants, and help with signing up for classes.


Shannon M Brownell

Office Specialist


Rich Mostert




Elizabeth Bridges


Julianne R Burk

Marketing, Organizational Development

Morris A. Caudle

Government Contracting

Noemi Chavez

eCommerce, Start-up Assistance, Social Media

Douglas Davidian

Business Management, Marketing

Ruth Ann Fruehauf

Customer Relations, Human Resources/Management, Social Media

Kurt Hardcastle

Business Plan, Exporting, Financing/Capital

Gil Jaramillo

Business Plan, Financing/Capital, Start-up Assistance

Timothy Lambert

Managing Business, Start-up Assistance

Israel Lara, Jr.

Business Plan, Financing/Capital, Start-up Assistance

Thomas Leal

Engineering R&D, Managing Business, Marketing

Nicole LeDonna

Customer Relations, Human Resources/Management, Social Media

Olga Martinez

Exporting, Government Contracting

Ralph Morales

Safety Management

Patricia Mullaly

Business Accounting/Budgeting

Sylvia Perez

Internationl Trade

Paula Reinhardt

Product Development, Marketing

Vincent B. Salinas

Business Plan, Financing/Capital, Start-up Assistance

Belen Sanchez

Business Plan, Customer Relations, Risk Management

Cindy Wyman

Business Accounting/Budgeting

Noel Zuniga

Safety Management, Labor/OSHA Law
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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.