Otero Junior College
Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center

Southeast Colorado Office of Resource Enterprise

The OJC SCORE Center is a Colorado community based SBDC service-center providing free one-on-one counseling services in the areas of business research and marketing, new business feasibility analysis, business plan preparation, finance packaging and other small business topics.

Purpose: The Purpose of the CSBDC Network is to offer business consulting and training that maximizes the economic potential of Colorado entrepreneurs.

Mission: To help existing and new businesses grow and prosper.

Vision: To be the premier, trusted choice of Colorado businesses for consulting, training, and resources.


Local SBDCs offer workshops and seminars for business owners and act as information clearing houses.

  • The SBDC assists clients in starting or improving a business and solving management issues.
  • The SBDC educates clients in all facets of the business planning process.
  • The SBDC empowers clients to master future planning and problem solving.
  • The SBDC helps clients understand lender requirements to qualify for small business loans.

Rachel WallaceRachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace operates the SBDC, which works with future and existing small businesses in Otero, Bent, Crowley, Prowers, Baca and Kiowa counties to develop business plans and create successful enterprises.

Rachel Wallace, Director-Small Business Development Center

Otero Junior College
SCORE Center
1802 Colorado Ave.
La Junta, CO 81050

The Colorado SBDC is a Nationally Accredited Program

Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a nationally accredited program funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Otero Junior College. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author (s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or Otero Junior College. The Colorado Small Business Development Center is a partnership among the Colorado Office of Economic Development, the US Small Business Administration, Colorado’s institutions of higher education, and local economic development organizations. It is an equal opportunity agency and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability in its activities.



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