The PACE Business Development Center Offers No-Cost, One-on-One Business Counseling

Whether you’re interested in starting a business, growing an established business, moving into government contracting, seeking free online marketing or web presence tools, have questions on innovation and research, or are looking to create a world-class business, PACE Business Development Center can help you in your journey.

Our PACE Business Development Center is staffed by business advisers and provides entrepreneurs with business assistance and tools to aid in their business success.  Our experienced advisers cover topics that include business planning, financial analysis, marketing, accounting, cash flow projections, and new business feasibility, to name a few. We work with clients of all sizes from startups to more established businesses. Check out our Client Success page ( to see all the different businesses that we helped in the City of Los Angeles as well as Los Angeles County.

We provide assistance for:

  • New businesses
  • Established businesses looking to grow
  • Distressed businesses looking for stability
  • Businesses looking for government contracts
  • Businesses in need of guidance and mentorship


Questions? Please click HERE to have our Business Counselor reach out to you about your business:

  • Central West Region: Veronica Lopez, Business Counseling Manager
  • Mid-City Region: Wai-Ling Chin, Business Counseling Manager


Brought to you in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) and BusinessSource Central West Region and Mid-City Region. Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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