Business Assistance

The San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership's Business Assistance Program provides free, individualized support to businesses located in or relocating to the San Gabriel Valley in order to facilitate their success. The Partnership acts a confidential liaison between business, local government, educational institutions, and public agencies to facilitate the coordination of programs and resources and assist with a variety of challenges, including:

  • Problem-solving between businesses and government agencies
  • Leveraging incentives, programs, and resources throughout Los Angeles County
  • Identifying job training resources or qualified staff
  • Obtaining permits and licensing
  • Accessing public financing programs (local, state, federal) including industrial development bonds
  • Site selection
  • Obtaining labor market, economic, and demographic information, taxes and fee abatements
  • Identifying utility and transportation services

Data and Research

The Partnership commissions economic, demographic and statistical reports to help business leaders with decision making, understanding opportunities for investment, business expansion, and job creation. The Partnership maintains an extensive library of economic resources for the public.

Business Walk Program

Through the Business Walk Program, the Partnership has taken the initiative to find solutions to issues that face businesses in San Gabriel Valley. During a business walk, a team of city and county staff and officials, chambers of commerce, legislators, and others visit locations of businesses to meet with business owners, have candid discussions, and develop solutions to resolve issues using the resources present in the room.

The Business Assistance Team:

Annie Wei
Business Assistance Director
(626) 856-3400

Bob Machuca
Senior Regional Manager of Business Assistance
Employed by the LAEDC and assigned to the San Gabriel Valley
(626) 856-3400

Amy Foell
Consultant for Education Pathways
(626) 856-3400

San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership

4900 Rivergrade Road, Suite B130, Irwindale, CA 91706

Phone: (626) 856-3400    Fax: (626) 856-5115

Email: info@sgvpartnership.org

Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.,
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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