KSBDC Client Stories

Donna YadrichAudreySpirit, LLC

AudreySpirit LLC is an inspiring business born out of passion, need, and love. In 2011, Donna Yadrich lost her beloved 15-year-old daughter, Audrey Grace, from complications of serious medical problems. Although appreciative of the tremendous care Audrey received during her countless hospitalizations, Donna observed that generic hospital gowns stripped young patients of their youthful attitude and personal dignity.

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TallulahBelle’sTallulahBelle’s LLC

As an avid art collector and world traveler, Melanie Coleman dedicated many of her travels to finding unique, artisan-made creations. While visiting Alaska with her daughter, Melanie decided to act on her lifelong dream of creating a gallery space in the Kansas City area which showcases the talent of artists who are committed to the purity of their craft.

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Donna NagleMolly's Table Named Top Existing Business in Area

"In the same way she adds avocado to a grilled cheese sandwich and created a popular wrap that melds the flavors of bacon and strawberries, Donna Nagle isn’t afraid to mix hometown favorites with adventurous possibilities." — Miami County Republic

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Ma’Rie HinsonKSBDC and Kansas PTAC Partner to Assist Entrepreneur

The mission of Say I Am Productions is to serve the urban community with diverse/ethnic performing arts and to provide quality, wholesome and affordable entertainment for the entire family.

Read more (PDF) of Say I Am Productions' story.

Jaime ClarkKSBDC Assists Internet-Based Organic Skincare Company

Completing her business plan helped Jaime Clark launch her new business.

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Liliana Sandoval-GonzalezKSBDC Helps Entrepreneur Build Bilingual Salon

After working for eight years as a full-time hairdresser in a local salon, Liliana Sandoval-Gonzalez knew it was time to use her creativity and talent to better serve her clients, improve her work-life balance, and return to college.

Read more (PDF) of Liliana's story.

Sara CrokePartners in Growth

Sara Croke had an idea for expanding her weather consulting company, but she needed some advice and assistance to make it happen. She turned to the Kansas Small Business Development Center.

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Music House PhotoKSBDC Helps Businesses Perform

JCCC's Kansas Small Business Development Center helped a local small business, Music House, perform. After teaching music for a combined 15 years, Aaron Sizemore and Katrinka Riggs realized that their students were interested in more than the traditional 30-minute music lesson.

Read more and watch the Music House story.

Elizabeth DemasKSBDC Makes Business Beautiful

Elizabeth Demas is the owner of a top-producing AVON retail store located in Overland Park. The business survived a slow start in 2004, when she had to change locations after seven months. Now she gets calls from coast to coast about how to do it right.

Read more and watch the AVON store story.

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