The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTRGV Small Business Development Center Division of Research, Innovation and Economic Development

Message from the Director

Welcome to the UTRGV SBDC Small Business Development Center (SBDC)!  

Starting and running your business is no easy feat, and in this economic climate, the strongest and most dedicated flourish.  As part of the Rio Grande Valley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, we are proud to have counseled thousands of clients over the past 30 years, and look forward to continuing to build a strong, small business development team to help local businesses meet and exceed their goals.  

The UTRGV SBDC is “Making Dreams Come True, One Business at a Time!”  

Sincerely, 

Maria D. Juarez-Serna 

SBDC Director