Empowering Veteran Entrepreneurs
in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Veterans: Business Starts Here.

The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), hosted by the McNulty Veteran Business Center, is here to assist aspiring veteran entrepreneurs and their loved ones seeking to start, purchase or grow their own small business. Advisors can guide you through the obstacles that can stand between you and your success. The VBOC provides targeted business training, counseling and mentoring to help you develop as a business owner. Our extensive network of partners is available to assist with your business needs. Please contact us today and see what we can do to help your business thrive.

Serving Veterans Throughout Federal Region II
New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico
and the U.S. Virgin Islands

The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program is a one-stop shop for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses looking to start, purchase or grow a business. Training opportunities, counseling and mentoring in-person and online, referrals to partners and programs, and monthly network events are available at no cost to veterans.

Here is our Director, Amy Amoroso, being interviewed by Look TV!!! Learn how she can assist our veterans, military spouses and service members start and or grow their own small business! 

Success Stories


IHeartRadio Interview with Diane Donato and VBOC Director Amy Amoroso

Many Capital Region veterans have been starting businesses and despite the pandemic, the demand for information on how to do so has not let up. Amy Amoroso is the Director VBOC, U.S. Small Business Administration, Veterans Business Outreach Centers. We’ve spoken to Amy before and interviewed local veterans who have started their own businesses using the free services available through VBOC. In this podcast with Diane Donato, Amy updates us on how veterans continue to get help with getting their business ideas off the ground in these challenging times.




For More Information, Contact:

Amy Amoroso
VBOC Director, Region II
44 Dalliba Avenue
Watervliet, NY 12189
518.326.6328 (W)
518.960.7289 (C)

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm
Night and weekend hours available by appointment only.
Online meetings also by appointment.

VBOC will make reasonable accommodations for access by persons with disabilities to event sites and meeting locations.

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The McNulty Center’s Veterans Business Outreach Center is partially funded by the U.S. SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD). The OVBD exists to help veterans become full partners in economic development through small business ownership.

You can visit their website at www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/ovbd.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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