Helping Small Businesses Thrive

One shattered glass ceiling at a time. 

Your Challenges Are Unique

As a small business owner, you face a unique set of challenges, such as a lack of access to capital, educational resources, and networks. 

Not to mention “I can do everything myself” syndrome.

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We'll Help You Overcome Them

We’ve been there, done that. As a minority owned and operated small business, we’ve broken plenty of glass ceilings.

Who better to help your company grow than a partner who truly understands you?

Let's Grow Together Today

We have over 25 years of experience in business development and entrepreneurship.

That means we can help you get the certifications, connections, strategic plans, and technology you need to grow your company.

AP Business Design Solution's Andrea, Chief Executive Officer, and Julianna, Outreach Representative, going over a strategic marketing plan.

Get to know US

Meet The AP Team

andrea

Chief Executive Officer
As a Latina, Andrea truly understands the struggles of minority businesses. Leveraging over a decade of experience in business, she is a master at helping small businesses grow. Andrea is bilingual and sits on the board of SAME and LBA, and mentors in the Santa Fe Spring Chamber.

Kevin

Technology Support
With complete mastery of numerous computer programs, Kevin is a bit of a Tech Wizard. His favorite thing to do is helping businesses automate their work through CRM integration.

Cindy

Certification Specialist
Always positive, Cindy can make light of any situation. She uses her positive demeanor, and bilingual skills, to help business owners in the tedious, and often stressful, process of getting certifications.

Jonathan

Outreach Representative
Years of experience in customer service and sales have made Jonathan a communication expert. He works hard to ensure he understands the needs of his clients. Highly compassionate, Jonathan helps make the world better as a supervisor at the nonprofit, Christian Outreach in Action.

Julianna

Outreach Representative
Daughter of a preacher, Julianna approaches outreach with a high level of energy and care. Small business owners love that she goes above and beyond to truly understand their struggles. She is bilingual and sits on the boards of Voices Against Violence and the Special Olympics.

Arturo

Growth Marketing Specialist
A jack of all trades, Arturo helps the AP team with numerous tasks, including web development, e-mail marketing, copywriting, and SEO.

Melody

Executive Assistant
Melody is the youngest member of the AP team. Her bubbly and happy-go-lucky personality means she is always laughing and excited to pick up new skills.

Meet Our Happy Clients