Success Story: Iowa
- Northwest Iowa SBDC
- SBDC Counselor: Kelly McCarty
- Client: The Bear Coffeehouse + Wine Bar – SBDC client since 2009
“Kelly lent tremendous expertise and provided resources and support as we were creating a business plan and searching for best practices.” – Leann and David Jacobsen, Owners of the The Bear Coffeehouse + Wine Bar
Impact of working with the Northwest Iowa SBDC: With an incredible amount of community support and some help from Kelly McCarty, director of the Northwest Iowa SBDC, Leann and David were able to create The Bear. Kelly assisted the experienced business owners by helping with market research, financial planning and loan applications.