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Center for Small Business
The pitch: Entrepreneurs and small
business owners can improve and grow
their companies with innovative ideas from
Sacramento State's Center for Small Business.
The consultants: Students and faculty
members from the College of Business
The price tag: Free.
For nearly 50 years, the Center has provided
expert advice to more than 2,000 small firms,
including contractors, restaurants, retailers,
and technology companies.
"Business owners benefit from a semester-
Students bring a fresh set of eyes to problems
owners have been wrestling with and it's a great
opportunity for them to apply cutting-edge
concepts from the classroom in these real-world
— Brian Baldus, professor of marketing
T he Buzz
Mark Frederick '10 EMBA, president and CEO
of CitiGreen Solar (left) joins Alexander Hess
'15, as they survey the rooftop of a recent