The Governor’s Office of Small Business Assistance advocates in favor of veteran-owned small businesses by enlisting the cooperation and assistance of public and private agencies, businesses and other organizations to benefit those businesses. Through the Governor’s Small Business Forums, our office is able to connect veteran-owned businesses with local area opportunities and organizations.

Additionally, the Governor’s Office of Small Business Assistance works closely with the entities below on various veterans’ employment and education initiatives.

Veteran's Business Outreach Center

The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program is a one-stop shop for transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses looking to start, purchase, or grow a business. Located nationwide, VBOCs provide transition assistance programs, including Boots to Business and Boots to Business Reboot, as well as business development assistance such as training, counseling and mentoring, and resource referrals.