Our Purpose


The VBOC of New England provides information on small business ownership to service members and military spouses by facilitating and instructing the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Boots to Business, “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course.

Additionally the VBOC provides:

Veteran owned businesses may be startups, existing companies focusing on growth and expansion, or planned future acquisitions.

VBOC Resources

VBOC one page flyer
VBOC One-Pager (PDF)

We are committed to delivering free business counseling and training workshops, supplying entrepreneurs with the tools and resources needed to run a business.

Download the VBOC Flyer (PDF)


VBOC is an equal opportunity institution with a focus on:

  • Veterans,
  • Service-Disabled Veterans,
  • Reservists,
  • National Guard members,
  • Family Members.
  • Active-duty service members preparing to transition from military service to business ownership

Request for Counseling

Before we can provide assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to register with VBOC and complete the Request for Counseling form. This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strict confidence. This request for counseling is free and confidential.


Jenniefer "Jennie" Murphy, Director VBOC of New England

Jenniefer "Jennie" Murphy

Executive Director - VBOC of NE
(844) 406-2171

Holly Aker

Associate Director, VBOC of NE
(844) 404-2172