Veterans Business Outreach Center at Fayetteville State University

The VBOC Program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services to veterans, service-disabled veterans, active duty transitioning, guard, reserve, and military spouses interested in starting or growing a small business.


The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) serves veterans, service-disabled veterans, active duty transitioning, guard, reserve, and spouses.

Our mission is to provide training and counseling in entrepreneurship and small business management to create, grow, and sustain a successful small business enterprise. The intent of VBOC is to provide access to entrepreneurial tools, experiential training, resources, and networking opportunities.

We help transform dreams into strategies, and strategies into working business models.

As a result, our clients have the opportunity to realize personal and financial independence.

Services Provided

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development


  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Website Development


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Networking
Contact Information
Sarah Espinosa
1200 Murchison Road
Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Fayetteville, NC 28301