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''Client of the Year - 2013''
Randy Jones, Carpet Cleaning and Stretching, LLC
Carlsbad SBDC is proud to announce our choice for "Client of the Year for 2013" - Randy Jones.

Randy Jones Carpeting Cleaning and Stretching, LLC
Years in Business: 14 years
Employees: 2

The Small Business Development Center at New Mexico State University in Carlsbad has chosen Randy Jones Carpet Cleaning and Stretching, as their 2013 Success Client. Randy and Donna Jones, owners of Randy Jones Carpet Cleaning and Stretching, LLC has been in business and servicing the Carlsbad and surrounding communities since 2001. Randy is a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
It is a full-service business for anyone requiring Carpet Cleaning, Steam Cleaning, and Upholstery Cleaning and Carpet Stretching. The business started servicing 10 clients a month and is servicing 6 of those clients per day. Randy stated, “Adding the carpet stretching service meet a need that my clients had been asking for”. Randy also says that most of his customers come by word of mouth. “People trust their friends’ opinions, and more often than not, my customers have referred me to their friends because they like our work”.
At one point Randy considered taking on a partner, but after visiting with the Small Business Development Center in Carlsbad and discussing the pros and cons, Randy says “Ms. Chávez helped us make the right decision, giving us invaluable information and if it wasn’t for her help, I may not be in business today”.

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The Carlsbad Small Business
Development Center (SBDC) offers:
• FREE One-On-One Business Counseling
• Financial Analysis
• Marketing Assistance

Local Business Partners
Carlsbad Dept of Development (575) 887-6562
Sandia Laboratories, Carlsbad Office (575) 236-0026
County of Eddy (575) 887-9511
City of Carlsbad (575) 887-1191
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce(575) 887-6516
Artesia Chamber of Commerce (575) 746-2744

For more information on any of our events, please call (575) 885-9531.

SBDC Staff
Director, Lisa Chavez
Joined the NMSUC Small Business Development Center in June of 2004 as a business counselor. Lisa was then promoted to Assistant Director in 2007. Her specialties include managerial accounting and finance. Lisa attended Eastern New Mexico University in Portales where she received her Bachelors of Art with honors in Business Administration with a minor in finance. She also received her Master’s in Business Administration at NMSU Las Cruces. In addition she is certified as an SBDC business consultant and an active board member of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce.

Administrative Assistant, Vada Mata
Joined the SBDC in August of 2009 as Administrative Secretary. Vada completed the Professional Development Program to receive the Certified Support Specialist certificate in 2010. She has an Associates in Business Office Technology in Word Processing. Vada has 12 years of retail business experience as well as 8 years of business office experience. She worked in the Student Services Department of NMSUC for 3 years and 1 year with the Community Education Program helping register students for classes.

Contact
Small Business Development Center
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
221 South Canyon Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(575) 885-9531
(575) 885-1515 fax
lchaves@nmsu.edu
vmata@nmsu.edu
Hours: 8 am–5 pm, Monday-Thursday, 8 am-12 noon, Friday

Visit our NMSUC website for addition information: www.cavern1.nmsu.edu and click on Departments and then on Small Business Development Center.
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