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A Step in the Right Direction

January 30, 2014

Entrepreneur Mary Perkins has worked in the shoe industry for 20+ years. Ms. Perkins holds a Shoe Fitter Certification making her knowledge and expertise a great asset for her new business. Ms. Perkins’ former job gave her the opportunity to start a business of her
own. When her former employer was looking to sell her business she made the offer to her only employee, Mary Perkins, giving her the opportunity to start with a large inventory.

 

Heavenly Shoes Boutique

Owner/Manager:  Mary PerkinsNature of Business:  Retail Shoe StoreCity:  San Angelo
SBDC Business Advisor:  Adriana Balcorta Havins

 

Entrepreneur Mary Perkins has worked in the shoe industry for 20+ years. Ms. Perkins holds a Shoe Fitter Certification making her knowledge and expertise a great asset for her new business. Ms. Perkins’ former job gave her the opportunity to start a business of her
own. When her former employer was looking to sell her business she made the offer to her only employee, Mary Perkins, giving her the opportunity to start with a large inventory.

Business advisor Adriana Havins assisted Ms. Perkins primarily in setting up the business and marketing ideas to promote the business, Heavenly Shoes Boutique. “The SBDC helped me start my business with advertising and obtaining my DBA as sole proprietorship. Adriana has been so much help to me.” Advisor Havins also counseled the
client about dealing with inventory values, consignment inventory, and the importance of contracts between consignment merchandise. 

Ms. Perkins continues to utilize the services of the SBDC in multiple areas related to business marketing and financials.

 

Heavenly Shoes43 West Twohig AvenueSan Angelo, Texas
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Adriana Balcorta Havins

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    Adriana Balcorta Havins

    Business Development Specialist, MBA, Certified Business Advisor I
    adriana.balcorta@angelo.edu

    Adriana Balcorta Havins received both her M.B.A. and B.B.A in Finance & International Business from Angelo State University. She is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico, where she was actively involved in her father’s business. In San Angelo, Adriana has worked in the commercial lending at a local bank, as well as interning for an accounting firm in town.

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