Dr. Ryan Osborne, owner of the Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI)
The Hollywood BusinessSource Center (BSC) recently helped Dr. Ryan Osborne refinance a loan that allowed him to maintain office space and move toward constructing a new location for his business, the Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI).

Dr. Osborne was born in South Los Angeles and raised by a single mother. By attending school by day and working at night, his

Juan Carlos Hernandez (center) owner of Jumarka CNC Manufacturing, with his wife and daughter (left, right)
The South Valley BusinessSource Center (BSC) recently helped long-term client Juan Carlos Hernandez, owner of Jumarka CNC Manufacturing, obtain $40,000 in COVID-19 relief funding, which allowed him to retain three employees and cover pandemic related expenses.

Jumarka CNC Manufacturing is a small, family-owned business located in Chatsworth. Their current projects include manufacturing windows and gym equipment. They also

Veronica, participant in the Woolsey Megafires Temporary Jobs program
Veronica is one of more than 55 women that have gained valuable work experience in the Woolsey Megafires Temporary Jobs program.

When Veronica first enrolled in the program in September 2021, she was

Deandrea Jones, owner of Wah Gwaan Jamaican Restaurant and Bar in Leimert Park, receives her Community Loan from the VSEDC
The South LA BusinessSource Center (BSC) helped Deandrea Jones, owner of Wah Gwaan Jamaican Restaurant and Bar, apply for a loan to open her first brick-and-mortar location.

After operating a successful Jamaican food catering company for more than five years, Deandrea was encouraged by her customers to open her first restaurant. Deandrea discovered a rare opportunity to lease a prime location in

Boyle Heights YSC participant Alexandra Granados learning about soil management during her intership with North East Trees Nursery
EWDD's 14 YouthSource Centers help connect young Angelenos with internships that allow them to build work experience, explore careers and contribute to their local community.

In early March 2022, several interns from the Boyle Heights Technology YouthSource Center (YSC) started their hands-on internship hours at Ascot Hills Park with

Owner of Sam's Kebabs, Samvel Dumanyan (second from left) poses with his wife and two daughters inside his Van Nuys restaurant location
Samvel Dumanyan previously owned a well-known restaurant in Armenia, and he was searching for help to start a food business in Los Angeles. In January 2020, he discovered the West Valley BusinessSource Center (BSC).

With extensive guidance from business consultant Elya Narinyan, Samvel was able to open Sam's Kebab in