About Chuck Lopez

Chuck Lopez

Business Development Specialist
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Many businesses these days lack the time or resources to start, grow or expand their business or project, I help clients visualize strategy, formalize ideas, set realistic goals, find tools, and help implement their plan that bring results because every business owner should be able to have peace of mind that they are moving in the direction they desire.

Chuck Lopez is a Business Development Specialist and specializes in Strategic Analysis for Market Access, Non-Profit Networking, Capital Access, and International Export for both commercial clients and government contractors.

Strategic Business Analysis

Skilled in assessing, identifying and valuing business entities, includes creating strategic business plans, holistic feasibility and risk studies, financial analysis and loan and debt packages. We focus on value creation leading to competitive advantages by assessing if a business is valuable, rare, difficult to imitate and fully organized to deliver sustained value.


Marketing Plan development, assessment, and creation.

Structure projects involving solopreneurs, partnerships, LLC’s and S and C corps that revolve around supply chain and supply chain management, import and export, tech transfer and service-based businesses.


Market Access

Assistance with securing federal, state, city, and commercial business opportunities as well as the forming of partnerships and mentorships that will accelerate your business’s development through MBCH’s procurement expertise and network.

Assistance with applying for Small Business Certifications to increase market access and competitive advantage through Certification or Registration with:

  • SBA 8(a) Business Development
  • SBA Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone)
  • VA Veterans First Verification Program
  • DOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • System for Award Management (SAM)
  • SBA Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS, previously Pro-Net)
  • Facilitation of Market access internationally through well-developed networks.
  • Education for how to effectively advertise, promote and network your business.


Capital Access

Traditional and non-traditional financing options

SBA and conventional loan preparation

General financial counseling

Angel investing

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The Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center is part of a network of Centers fostering the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in America. The Center is partnered with the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Shidler College of Business, under the management of the Pacific Business Center Program. The Center is Federally funded by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce.

Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center

University of Hawaiʻi, Shidler College of Business
2404 Maile Way, A414b
Honolulu, HI 96822

Telephone: 808.956.0850
Fax: 808.956.0851

E-mail: [email protected]