Meet Our Clients

We’re proud to have had a role in helping so many small businesses throughout New Jersey to start, grow and thrive. While each client is unique, they all share some common characteristics: an unshakable belief in their business, a willingness to work as long and hard as it takes, and a relentless drive to stay competitive.

Read their stories and be inspired. And then contact us to see how we can help you.

Name: New Jersey Natural Medicine
Location: Bedminster, NJ (future location)
Jason Frigerio started his natural medicine practice in 2004 with a little help from a UCEDC microloan. Now he's ready to take it to the next level with our Community Advantage 7a financing.
Name: Parris Chic Boutique
Location: Cranbury, NJ
When Parris Chic Boutique (PCB) outgrew its retail location, Alyssa and Dan Thiel found the perfect spot. They also found the perfect financing option - UCEDC's SBA 504 Loan Program.
Name: Pasta Dal Cuore
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Elena Cartagena's Pasta Dal Cuore was serving up great fresh pastas and sauces but so-so business results. That's when she enrolled in UCEDC's Next Level Business Planning workshop. Now she's getting rave reviews all around.
Name: NYP Corp
Location: Elizabeth, NJ
Brothers Jerry and Chris LaBelle know they can count on UCEDC's Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) to keep them posted on new revenue opportunities for their second-generation family-owned business.
Name: Erbach Communications Group (ECG)
Location: Lyndhurst, NJ
Kristen is committed to making a difference through her marketing company, ECG. UCEDC's loan is helping her do just that.
Name: Patriot Security
Location: Kearny, NJ
When Bryan Granelli and Gary Slodowski founded Patriot Security Group in 2011, they brought over 50 years of collective experience in the contract security services industry. It's no wonder their business growth out-paced their cash flow. Enter UCEDC and the Community Advantage 7a loan.
Name: Brown Hornet Fitness
Location: Vineland, NJ
Roland couldn't find a bank to share his passion of health and fitness training. Then UCEDC stepped in and Brown Hornet Fitness was off and running.
Name: A Cut Above
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Edith Younger worked hard to keep her salon business up and running. With business on the rebound, it was time for a make-over and UCEDC's 3% working capital loan.
Name: Miranda Consulting Services
Location: Hamilton, NJ
Margarita Miranda overcame a lot of obstacles to build her accounting business, Miranda Consulting Services. UCEDC helped her overcome a financing obstacle when it came time to buy her own building.