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Help For Your Small Business or Start-up!

Iowa Western Small Business Development Center | SBDC providing no-cost technical assistance for small businesses and start-ups in Southwest Iowa

Serving 7 counties in Southwest Iowa including Pottawattamie, Mills, Fremont, Page, Cass, Shelby, and Harrison. Not in SW Iowa?  Click here to find your nearest SBDC. 

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Disaster Recovery

If your business has been affected by the storms the SBDC is here to help


Your small business experts

Sue Pitts

Regional Center Director & Business Counselor

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Josh Baker

SBDC Coordinator


Joshua Baker is the SBDC Coordinator at Iowa Western Community College.  Joshua has helped the community through his previous role as Intake Coordinator and with his volunteer work at his church.  Some of his favorite hobbies include baking and spending time with his wife and two daughters.  Joshua is looking forward to growing the community here in Iowa by helping small businesses grow and prosper.  Joshua will be working with businesses and directing them to the right resources as well as promoting and championing the SBDC services. 

Sue Pitts is Director of the Iowa Western Community College Small Business Development Center. Sue has a strong background in marketing, public relations, and business development, with additional experience in community development and business counseling. She has over 8 years of experience as a co-owner/manager of a small business and 25+ years experience in small business marketing, digital marketing, market research, and managing budgets. Through the SBDC, Sue has provided professional, one-on-one business counseling to entrepreneurs and small businesses since March 2004. 

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500 Terry Francois Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

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Iowa Western SBDC is located at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs.  Our Offices are in Looft Hall, Suite 110. We cover 7 counties in Southwest Iowa and can make accommodations to meet clients at other locations. Before stopping in, we advise you to contact us or book an appointment.  

Iowa Western SBDC

2700 College Road

Looft Hall

Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503


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