Small Business Resources

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Contact Email Contact Phone Number
Small Business Advisory Services Small Business Development Center, Hampton
Roads
Jim Carroll 757.664.2595
SCORE help@score.org 1.800.634.0245
Virginia Housing & Community Development
Corporation
James R Taylor 757.671.8333
Small Business Development Center, Hampton
Roads
Jim Carroll 757.664.2595

VA Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity Angela Barber 757.385.4492
GMU PTAP Linda Owen 757.544.8688
Other Local Small Business Aid ODU Strome Entrepreneurial Center ent@odu.edu 757.683.6000
NSU Ernest M. Hodge Institute for
Entrepreneurship
Sally Sledge 757.823.2953
Launch Hampton Roads 757.461.7537 Ext 340
Hatch Zack Miller 757.295.8635
757 Makerspace 757.301.1118
Financing your Small Business Virginia Community Capital Chris Topping 757.772.0076
U.S. Small Business Administration, VA Office Carl Knoblock 1.804.771.2400
Virginia Small Business Financing Authority Mary Jo Sisson-Vaughan 1.804.786.6585
Virginia Housing & Community Development
Corporation
James R Taylor 757.671.8333
Tidewater Business Financing Corporation Lynn Pierce 757.623.2691
Chesapeake Business License City of Chesapeake Commissioner of the Revenue Frank King 757.382.6738
8a Certification PTAP, GMU Linda Owen 757.544.8688
SWaM (Small, Women-owned & Minority-owned
Business) Certification
VA Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity Angela Barber 757.385.4492
DSE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise)
Certification
VA Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity Angela Barber 757.385.4492
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
Certification
Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier
Development Council
Virginia Office 804.663.7782
Women-owned Small Business Resources ODU Women’s Business
Center
Erika Small-Sisco 757.683.5517
NSU Women’s Economic Development Center Deirdre Sanderlin 757.823.2650
Veteran-owned Small Business Resources Hampton Roads Veterans Business Outreach
Center
Cherlynn Sagester 757.683.4793
Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business
Utilization
Jerome Greene 757.315.3984
Micro Business Certification VA Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity Angela Barber 757.385.4492
Chesapeake Zoning help Chesapeake Development & Permits develop-permits@cityofchesapeake.net 757.382.6018
Real Estate Assistance for locating your
business in Chesapeake
Chesapeake Economic Development Main Office 757.382.8040
Ribbon Cuttings Chesapeake Economic Development Main Office 757.382.8040

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Chesapeake Division

757.622.2312
Franchising Aid FranNet Marc Steiner 757.483.9375
Networking Opportunities Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Chesapeake
Division
757.622.2312
BizConnect, Hampton Roads Laura Henderson 757.927.5200
Regional Procurement Assistance ODU Hampton Roads Procurement Assistance
Center
Monique McWhite 757.683.5542
Technology Services for Small Businesses ODU Technology Applications Center 757.683.3729
Startups & Tech Industry Aid ODU Innovation Center info@oduinnovation.com 757.683.7600
Small Business International Trade Resources ODU Center for Enterprise Innovation JC Brinker 757.683.4249