Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

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As of 1 May 2018, the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center hosts the Georgia and South Carolina Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC). Since VECTR is a state-wide center and one-stop-shop for transitioning military, veterans and their families, it was a natural fit to establish the VBOC within the VECTR Center. The program is designed as a one-stop-shop for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses looking to start, purchase or grow a business. Responsible for the Boots to Business, Reboot, business development assistance, training, counseling, mentoring and resource referrals across Georgia and South Carolina, the VECTR Center looks forward to assisting military-affiliated personnel discover their talent, aptitude, and unique skills in starting or growing their own business.

Prior to providing business counseling, the U.S. Small Business Administration required all clients to register with VBOC and complete the Request for Counseling Form. This form serves as the Confidentiality and Code of Conduct agreement. All client information is held in strict confidence. This request for business counseling is Free and Confidential.

Basic Training
Business Resources

VBOC Contact

Tim Craig
Director/Program Manager, Veterans Business Outreach Center
O: (478) 218-3934
C: (478) 796-2366

Carlo M. LaCombe
Program Instructor, VBOC
O: (478) 218-3206
C: (478) 365-4545

Jeff Smith
Program Instructor, VBOC
O: (478) 218-3808
C: (478) 538-6272

Crystal Allen-Joyner
Program Specialist Success Coach
(478) 218-3911

Sharika Towles
Program Specialist Success Coach
(478) 218-3910

Reginald Thompson
Veterans Certification Coordinator/Instructor
(478) 218-3907

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.