Our Mission

The Laurel Ridge SBDC is located at Laurel Ridge Community College's Corron Community Development Center at 173 Skirmisher Lane in Middletown, VA. We serve Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah, Warren and Rappahannock Counties.


The Laurel Ridge Small Business Development Center’s mission is to grow Virginia’s economy through small business success.


The Laurel Ridge Small Business Development Center’s vision is to be the most effective provider of consulting, education and resources to Virginia’s business community.  


Integrity: We demonstrate honesty, confidentiality, and conduct above reproach.

Professionalism: We provide quality service, practical advice, and objective guidance.. 

Respect:  We recognize the views and opinions of clients, stakeholders, and colleagues, and will be responsive to their needs. 

Continuous Improvement:  Expand our effectiveness through professional accreditations, increasing impacts, implementing effective and innovative programs and developing staff’s skills and expertise.

Collaboration: We partner with our economic development partners as advocates to create a seamless experience of support for the small business community.