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: 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: 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.
Name: Genuardi Master Tailor
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Joseph Genuardi studied with a master to learn the fine art of bespoke tailoring. He studied with the experts at UCEDC to learn how to run a business.
Name: Pre-School Readers
Location: Sea Girt, NJ
Lisa Vidola took the entrepreneurial plunge when she started her business, Preschool Readers. She looked to UCEDC for help in taking it to the next level.
Name: Jonathan Senior Care
Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ
Gwen is dedicated to making her dream of a patient-centered dementia care facility a reality. The judges of our 2017 Quick Pitch competition are believers as they awarded her the top spot.