(Small Business Development Center now hosted by SDSU/IV)…The Center will remain at 1850 West Main Street in El Centro.
San Diego State University/Imperial Valley won the bid to become the new host of the agency. Doctor David Pearson, Dean of SDSU/IV said it is a real win. He said the Center provides them an with important economic development tool for the Valley and an excellent resource for local businesses. Pearson said by hosting the Center, the college strengthens its connection to the community and helps build our local economy. The Center had previously been hosted by Southwestern Community College in Chula Vista, under a program funded in part by the US Small Business Administration. The Center works to increase local business creation and retention in Imperial County.