Investment Case Studies

Stradabella Custom Mobile Kitchens

Impact story Axemia – TUCSON

Laura Suarez

Program Director for Prestamos Women's Business Center

Pedro Alvarez

Business Advisor

Raul’s Cocina

The three ingredients that have made Raul’s Cocina a success are family, tradition and love. Raul’s Cocina, a local vegan Mexican food restaurant in Phoenix, is rooted in history & the bond of family. Anna “Salsa” Salazar, owner of Raul’s Cocina, spent the majority of her childhood in the kitchens of her nana (grandmother) and tias (aunts). The aromas, rhythmic noises of pots and pans all sparked feelings of joy and happiness... Read More

Estrada’s Artistry

Sadie’s Kitchen

Learn about Prestamos CDFI services at no cost offered to small business owners, like Pam and Walker Smith, owners of Sadie's Kitchen in Las Vegas, NV.

Amber Cordoba

Director of Business Education and Consulting Services

Las Americas, CAHCC, and the PPP

Krystal Garcia

Manager of Business Empowerment

ABC Guidance

Joshua Hays, founder of ABC Guidance, demonstrates a deep dedication to education, maintaining his mentoring project since its inception in 2010.

7 Rays Heating – NEVADA

Anna Sanchez

Customer Success Advocate

Verymar Larrieta

Client Coordinator

Juan Gutierrez

Business Developer Officer

Damian Preciado

Business Advisor

B’s Granite and Marble

Family-owned and operated businesses often spur feelings of joy, closeness and respect. B’s Granite and Marble, a local granite installer and supplier is the epitome of a successful family-owned business. While the road to success was not always linear and oftentimes presented to be rather bumpy, for Ramiro, Arturo, Amado, y Jose Becerra; having each other to depend on throughout the journey has been what has kept them motivated... Read More

Nayra Ontiveros

Associate Manager of Client Services

Marlene V. Baltazar

Associate Manager, Business Advising Team

Maui Wowi -Coffees & Smoothies

Starting a business in the midst of a pandemic led Robert McNeal to ask for support from Prestamos CDFI. This is his story.