Las Vegas

Urban Chamber of Commerce
1951 Stella Lake St.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone:
(800) 240-7094

The Las Vegas office of the Nevada Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Urban Chamber of Commerce, strives to make Las Vegas a better place to live, work and do business. Our main objective is the strengthening of the overall economy by promoting business development, which expands employment opportunities. The Nevada Small Business Development Center assists existing and new business enterprises by offering the following business advising services:

All Services are bilingual and include:

  • Professional business advising – practical, relevant advice to help business owners and prospective business owners
  • Microloans for businesses
  • Entrepreneurial training (including NxLeveL) in how to start, manage and grow businesses
  • Assistance in getting government contracts
  • Programs that support Nevada’s changing demographics, particularly women and minorities
  • Environmental and energy-efficiency assistance for Nevada businesses and governmental entities – free, confidential and non-regulatory
  • Student support and learning opportunities
  • Technology-development assistance with Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, including researching and marketing new and innovative technologies
  • Nevada’s official population estimates and projections
  • Regional business and economic research for businesses, nonprofit agencies and governmental entities, to help make decisions about growth and development
  • Small business services focusing on veterans, Reservist and Guard members in their efforts to start or expand a veteran-owned small business initiative.

Las Vegas Staff

Charae Parks

Business Development Advisor

charaep@unr.edu
(800) 240-7094
Charae Parks

Business Development Advisor

Charae joined the SBDC in 2022 where she works as a Business Development Advisor at the Urban Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas. Originally from Cincinnati, OH, she received her undergraduate degree from Ohio University where she studied Retail Fashion

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(800) 240-7094

Lisa Tolliver

Training Coordinator

ltolliver@unr.edu
Lisa Tolliver

Training Coordinator

Lisa Tolliver grew up in Las Vegas, earned her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Nevada, and completed her M.Ed in Higher Education from UNLV in 2019. Prior to joining us, she has served as a Recruiter and

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Las Vegas

Anabel Navarro

Southern Nevada Area Regional Manager

anabelnavarro@unr.edu
702 463-8437
Anabel Navarro

Southern Nevada Area Regional Manager

Small Business Advisor, has been with the Nevada SBDC since 2014. Her office locations are at the Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce and at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Navarro speaks Spanish-English and has expertise in Small Business

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702 463-8437
NEVADA SBDC URBAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 1951 STELLA LAKE STREET, SUITE 32 LAS VEGAS, NV 89106