Transitioning Military Skill into Small Business Success

Our Services

Phase 1 -Evaluation & Counseling

The client’s entrepreneurial abilities are further assessed using validated evaluation programs. 

Phase 2 – Business Consulting

We work to help the client understand marketing plan creation, financial management, and other business-related concepts

Phase 3 – Skills Development

A robust process that requires exploration of new behaviors and learning. 

Phase 4 – Operations & Implementation

Clients are assisted with securing business loans or other capital, preparation for operations and opening up the small business. 

Online Training!

Phase 5 – Mentoring

Successfully established businesses help move the client through a formal process annotating his/her strengths and opportunities for improvement.

About Us

The Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) is dedicated to helping the men and women who have served our nation in the U.S. Armed Forces. We help them achieve the American dream of transitioning from military to corporate business through training, counseling, and mentorship.

Veterans are the vanguard of small business. For over 15 years we have been building businesses and strengthening the community.

We transition your military skills into small business success. We stand prepared to give you direct, honest and transparent advice that will help you determine if your idea is a solid business or a cool hobby.

People We Serve!

Our Clients
  • Honorably discharged veterans who are self-employment ready.
  • Veterans with existing businesses and veterans preparing for self-employment.
  • Military spouses and families or veteran caregivers.
  • Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserves
  • Active Duty Personnel transitioning to civilian life
  • Reserve and National Guard members, both pre- and post-deployment

Real Word Results

Since 2010, the VBRC has hosted over 530 business events helping military men and women throughout MO, NE, KS and IA.
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We Work With Partners Around The Region

Midwest District Offices

We'll Help You Find The Right Resources

Our Corporate Partners

The Right Partner Can Make All The Difference!
RSM Federal
Edward Jones
Enterprise Bank & Trust
Regions Bank
I am very grateful to this program. I have recently merged with another company, quit my full-time job to focus on my company and seen a 15% growth since I began working with them in April 2018.

Client Success Stories

VBRC helped us build a real business plan and provided us with mentorship as we built our team and hired new employees.
- Frank Totten, owner of F2 Garage Solution

The center has been a tremendous source of support for me and my young business career. I can fully count on my consultant for any support I may need. The VBRC has been with me every step of the way.

Support us! It will only take a minute

We know small business owners work on tight margins for years as they grow their business. Our services have always been free to veterans, transitioning military and military family members. Our consultants and mentors are leaders in their industries and bring numerous years to bear for our clients keeping our cost down. 83 cents of every dollar donated goes directly toward client impact

Our Team

The team at the VBRC is proud to have on staff military Veterans and former small business owners who are prepared to help clients navigate the entrepreneurship trail.