Success Story: Missouri
- Cole County University of Missouri Extension SBTDC
- SBDC Counselors: Business Development Specialist Chris Thompson, International Trade Specialist Jackie Rasmussen
- Client: Missouri Thistle, Inc. – SBDC client since 2013
“We’ve been able to get training on government contracting, prospecting for foreign markets and, with the help of the SBTDC, work on our accounting systems and business planning.” – Rachel Martens, Thistle manager of sales and legal
Impact of working with MO SBTDC: As a result of MO SBTDC assistance, Thistle is moving to expand production space with a building addition; plans to build a 14,400-square-foot warehouse this summer; add to its office and production staff; and attract more domestic and international customers.