Home-based Business Expert Joins Small Business Development Center

Briglio joins the team of nearly 30 advisors who provide free business assistance

Online PR News – 23-May-2014 – CAMARILLO, Calif.- – Clare Briglio, the owner and founder of KINGS&PRIESTS, a wholesale jewelry design and consulting company in Ventura, has joined the Small Business Development Center as an advisor. Briglio will assist the Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County’s SBDC clients in the areas of product design and brand management. Briglio is among the nearly 30 SBDC advisors who provide free assistance and training on a wide range of business topics.

“Clare successfully runs a home-based jewelry business, which requires her to wear many hats as the social media expert, chief operations officer, designer, and finance and marketing departments. She is a valuable resource for others who are looking to launch a business from their home,” said Ray Bowman, SBDC director.

Briglio has over 10 years’ experience in art and design, as well as human resources, corporate branding and fund development. Her skillset includes identifying markets for the craft community and creating branding strategies that increase exposure and product strength. Briglio has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Sonoma State University.

The SBDC is funded by the SBA and provides professional business assistance at no cost to businesses. Participating businesses are required to follow a well-defined scope of work and report their economic successes. These SBA milestones are defined as job creation, increase in sales, capital investment, jobs retained and business started.

EDC-VC is a private, nonprofit organization that serves as a business-to-government liaison to assist businesses in Ventura County by offering programs that enhance the economic vitality of the region. For more information about the Small Business Development Center, loan programs, manufacturing outreach and international trade program, or other services available to small businesses through EDC-VC, contact Bruce Stenslie at 805-384-1800 ext. 24 or bruce.stenslie@edc-vc.com. Or visit www.edc-vc.com.