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The MISSION of the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) is to make a positive difference in the lives of veterans, through effective professional small business development, support, creation and retention of veteran-owned and controlled business activities on Guam and in Region IX.


The VISION of the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) is to be the catalyst for veterans to achieve their highest potential as they grow to become confident, competent, and successful small business owners.


The program is a community-based project funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration through a grant to serve as a clearinghouse of business and technical assistance for those veterans interested in starting or expanding a business – and through collaborative efforts and partnerships with the University of Guam Small Business Development Center and the Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center, we are able to assist individuals through each phase of the business cycle. The program is hosted by the University of Guam, School of Business and Public Administration, and partnered with the Guam Economic Development Authority (GEDA), our office is co-located in the GEDA office on the 5th floor of the ITC building in Tamuning. This U.S. SBA program specifically targets the full range of veteran’s who are:

  • Nascent entrepreneurs
  • In the start up or early phase operation of a small business
  • Successful small business owners who want to better manage or grow their business
  • Successful veteran small business owners who want to support other veteran entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking & other assistance.


The Guam Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides the following business development services:

  • One-on one business counseling;
  • Business training workshops, seminars and conferences;
  • Mentoring and referrals;
  • Technical assistance;
  • Procurement opportunities assistance;
  • Resource utilization with partners.


The Guam Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides services in the following states and locations in Region IX: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI), the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of Palau (ROP) and the Republic of the Marshal Islands (RMI).


Located at the ITC Building
590 South Marine Corps Drive STE 511
Tamuning GU 96913-3535



Before we can provide assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to complete the Request for Counseling (Form 641). This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strict confidence. This request for counseling is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL! To start the process, please click on the eCENTER button below to access our electronic Request for Counseling module.

Thank you for requesting our services. We will process your application within the next few days and send you a confirmation email message with further information and instructions. If you have any questions in the meantime, do not hesitate to contact us.


Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The University of Guam School of Business and Public Administration—Guam Veterans Business Outreach Center including this publication is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration under a Cooperative Agreement. The support given by the U.S. SBA and the University of Guam through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the cosponsors or in participants’ opinions, products, or services.




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