Wyoming Edition 2020—U.S. Small Business…

CONTENTS

Wyoming Edition 2020

Local Business Assistance 8 National Success Story Jerado and Joyce Reynolds know their local landscape for entrepreneurship support. 11 Local SBA Resource Partners 13 Your Advocates 14 How to Start a Business 18 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 19 Opportunities for Veterans 20 Write Your Business Plan 22 Local Success Story Ryan Gregory got his start working for others—on ranches, in construction, and for energy companies. When it came time

Funding Programs

26 National Success Story Jennifer and Jeff Herbert’s

meadery has expanded into a multimillion dollar enterprise thanks to SBA assistance.

29 SBA Lenders 32 Financing 101 33 Need Financing? 34 Go Global with

International Trade 36 R&D Opportunities for High Growth Startups 38 National Success Story

Cheeseburger Baby owner Stephanie Vitori persevered through a financial storm and a natural disaster.

42 Surety Bonds

for him to grow his own small business, he turned to the SBA.

Contracting

24 Local Success Story

With guidance from the SBA Wyoming District office and the Small Business Development Center, Stacy Bair started up as a first-time business owner.

44 National Success Story Jennifer Rahn steers the course for Admiral Engineering, succeeding as a small business subcontractor. 47 Government Contracting 48 SBA Certification Programs 49 Woman-Owned Small Business Certification

ON THE COVER Ryan Gregory, courtesy of the SBA; Stacy Bair, courtesy of Bairco Construction

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