Jorge and Oscar Flores, Don Polvoron Bakery

Tired of driving, in 2005 Jorge Flores sold his house and approached his brother Oscar about opening their own place. They bought a donut shop and Don Polvoron Bakery was born. Jorge would run the sales side and Oscar would run the baking. The shop was in a mostly Latino area, so instead of donuts, they catered to the local population.

Claudia Awarded Women in Business Champion

San Francisco, CA – Claudia Viek, CEO of CAMEO, won the Women in Business Champion of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Small Business Administration and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce for National Small Business Week (June 17-21). Ms. Viek was nominated by the Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program, a CAMEO member.

2013 Annual Member Meeting Recap

Our annual meeting in Sacramento was a great success and source of inspiration. From the stimulating discussion of our Rural Summit to the Legislative Advocacy Day, there was never a dull moment. About 65 people participated throughout the event. Thanks to the CAMEO members, award winners, friends and legislators who gathered to support micro-business in

Rural Summit Speaker Bios

Nathan Johnston is the founder of Pusher, a creative design agency, uses strategy, design and technology to push important stories forward. From music composition to wood-working, experimental ethnographic film to developing connections between people through exchange, Nathan’s work lies at the intersection of technology, culture, education, and art. Nathan traveled extensively and ultimately returned to