Success Stories

Cupcakin’ Bake Shop

Cupcakin’ Bake Shop

Lila Owens, founder of Cupcakin’ Bake Shop in Berkeley, CA, worked with pro bono advisor – and business strategy expert — Robert Bonner to streamline her operations and open additional…

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Red Bay Coffee

Red Bay Coffee

Kenitra “Keni” Dominguez was determined to expand Red Bay Coffee’s employee benefits when she became the sustainable coffee company’s Director of People and Culture in early 2018. “Finding good employee…

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Batter Bakery

Jen is an amazing business owner who’s grown her company slowly and methodically. With her PCV loan and pro bono advisor, she’s been building sales and adding jobs. Everyone wins…

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DAD Services

Rather than being a reactive business, DAD Services can be strategic at the senior management level as their work with PCV’s Good Jobs, Good Business led to the hiring of…

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DNA Motor Lab

Rodrigo wanted to implement processes to improve quality of life for employees so that their work was more productive and genuine, customers felt more satisfied coming into the store, and…

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As Kneaded Bakery

Iliana has seen a revenue growth of 150% at As Kneaded Bakery since she started working with PCV’s small business loan and advising programs, and has reinvested in the business…

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Tasty Catering

Learn through this video or this write-up how Tasty Catering uses core values to drive decision making.

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SRC Electrical

See how Open Book Management looks in practice: In Know and Teach the Rules, SRC shares how they train employees to understand the key measures of business and general financial…

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Zingerman’s

Zingerman’s began as a deli over 35 years ago and gradually grew into a number of related small businesses. Zingerman’s success relies on a combination of their guiding principles, strong…

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Bora Architects

Read about how a Portland-based architecture firm successfully created a paid family leave program after finding that replacing an employee would be twice as expensive as offering paid time off….

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