About LA Regional VBOC

The Los Angeles Regional Veterans Business Outreach Centers program is an initiative of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

LA VBOC is aimed at providing entrepreneurial development services to eligible veterans, service-disabled veterans, and transitioning service members who are interested in starting or expanding a small business.

Eric Oley

Director, LA Regional VBOC

With a background as a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and over 20 years of experience working for and managing small businesses, Eric brings a deep-rooted commitment to supporting veterans in their entrepreneurial pursuits.

Having grown up as the son of a veteran and small business owner, Eric understands the unique challenges veterans face when entering the small business ownership world. He is dedicated to providing valuable resources, mentorship, and guidance to help veterans navigate the complexities of starting and growing their own businesses. Collaborating with government agencies, community organizations, and industry leaders, Eric aims to create a robust ecosystem of support for veterans, ensuring they have access to the necessary tools and opportunities to succeed.

With his extensive experience, unwavering dedication, and passion for empowering veterans through entrepreneurship, Eric is prepared to make a meaningful impact on the lives of veterans as the Director of the Veteran Business Outreach Center.