August 5, 2020
Ask the Experts


Ask the Experts

| 4/22/2019

The task of launching and growing a small business can leave you feeling overwhelmed, uncertain and wishing you had an expert to call on for help. Good news: In Florida, you do!

No matter where you are on the small business spectrum, there’s help available — for aspiring and existing businesses, at 40+ Florida SBDC offices; for brand new entrepreneurs, from SCORE counselors at 22 locations; from international trade specialists at Enterprise Florida; from recruiting, hiring and workforce training professionals at CareerSource Florida; and from financial and technical consultants at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

For this edition of Florida Small Business, the following nine business experts have already provided answers to some of the most common questions they receive. Hundreds more like them stand ready to answer yours.

Christina Brown

Florida SBDC at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University - Tallahassee

Yolanda Cowart

Procurement Specialist
Florida PTAC at the University of South Florida

Katherine Culhane

Associate Director
Florida SBDC at Indian River State College - Port St. Lucie

Marc Farron

Florida SBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University - Fort Myers

John DiGiacomo

Procurement Specialist
Florida PTAC at the University of West Florida

Eddie Hill

Area Manager
Florida SBDC at the University of Central Florida - Lake County Groveland

Manny Mencia

Senior Vice President, International Trade & Business Development
Enterprise Florida - Coral Gable

Gray Poehler

Business Counselor
SCORE Naples Chapter

Lisa Reineck

Florida SBDC at the University of Central Florida - Orlando

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