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OUR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM

The EDB's  Business Development Team is here to help! We provide free, customized, and confidential services to help your business get to the next level.

How We Help

The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is focused on making your business a success. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand, we've got you covered!

Whether you just need a quick answer to a business start-up question, or you'd like help with the entire process of starting or growing your business, we are just a phone call away. Call our Business Assistance Team for access to all EDB services, plus information about other business resources in Sonoma County than can help your business.

Following is a summary of our services:

  • Navigate the licensing and permitting process
  • Analyze the market and plan your strategy
  • Find a business loan to start or expand your company
  • Attract qualified employees
  • Save money and energy by making your business more 'green'
  • Stay up-to-date on business laws, trends, and developments through workshops and seminars
  • Connect with others business services throughout the County

To start accessing the EDB's FREE services, please fill out the-- Start Here: Business Client Sign-Up Form (Formulario de Registro de Cliente Empresarial). If you have any technical issues with completing the form, please call (707) 565-7170. 

Asistencia a Negocios en Español o  (707) 565-6402: Su primera parada en obtener información acerca de cómo iniciar o expandir su negocio. 

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Lauren Cartwright

Business Retention and Expansion Program Manager

Economic Development Board

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Marcos J. Suarez

Program Manager

Economic Development Board

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Address
141 Stony Circle, Suite 130
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Christine Palmer

Business Development Program Manager

Economic Development Board

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Address
141 Stony Circle, Suite 130
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Patricia Andrews

Business Services Program Manager

Economic Development Board

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