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She Marine Construction Supply
"My consultant has been a key person in my life for the past three years. It has been invaluable having him cheer me on, encourage me, and help me develop my raw talents. The CSUB SBDC has helped me connect with my community and build something that matters.” - Rebecca Robison Owner

She Marine Construction Supply, Bakersfield CA

Pursuing Her Dream in Construction

After 22 years of serving her country in the Marine Corps, Rebecca Robison retired as a Major and returned to serve her home town of Bakersfield. In the Marine’s, Robison held a variety of positions which helped her develop skills essentially to operating a small business in a competitive market.In 2016, Robison pursued her dream and with guidance from the SBDC -- Start-Up Assistance, Business Plan, Financial Planning, and Permits and Licenses - Rebecca opened her business. She Marine is a Woman-Owned, Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise. Robison also is a participant in the SBA’s Mentor-Protege program. This initiative has connected Robinson with larger local companies who provided additional expertise and resources, allowing She Marine to compete on larger construction bids.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.