Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed

FSBDC at Seminole State College

About us - The FSBDC at Seminole State College of Florida is a partnership program with U.S. Small Business Administration. As a sub-center of the FSBDC at University of Central Florida, the FSBDC at Seminole State has been actively serving the entrepreneurs of Seminole County since 1993. The SBDC acts as the lead support agency for the Seminole Technology Business Incubation Center and the Central Florida Business Incubation Center.

No cost one-on-one business consultations

Meet with one of our consultants in a confidential setting to discuss your current business issues:

  • Financing (SBA and conventional loans)
  • Marketing
  • Business plans
  • Patents and trademarks
  • Franchise information
  • Selling to the government
  • HubZone empowerment contracting
  • Program management
  • Human resources
  • Business startup
  • International business
  • Small business
  • Innovation research programs (SBIR)
  • Small business technology
    transfer programs (STTR)
  • Buying and selling a Business

Meet our staff:

Amy Kirkland, Manager and CBA – Amy received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Tampa, double majoring in Business Administration and Psychology. As the owner of two Seminole county small businesses over the past 20 years, she brings a wealth of hands on experience to the FSBDC. Her areas of expertise include: Business Plan Development, Marketing, and International Trade.

Lee Goldring, CBA – Lee joins the FSBDC with over 20 years of experience as a new product development professional, and is also a successful entrepreneur who has started and managed three business ventures of his own. In addition to his years of professional experience, Lee holds his M.B.A. from the University of Miami.

Renee D. Templeton, Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant – Renee Templeton supports the Florida SBDC as its administrative assistant and bookkeeper, assisting clients with hands-on sessions in how to operate bookkeeping software under the direction of a certified business analyst.

Laurie Norris, Administrative Support Specialist – Laurie graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Sales. In her position with the FSBDC, Laurie assists the Consultants by scheduling appointments and providing administrative support for all events. Her duties include the position of Marketing Coordinator, providing FSBDC clients with monthly newsletters and current information relevant to the economic community of Seminole County.

 

 

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  1. Website tour

    Hi, Let's walkthrough a preview of the newly proposed layout for SBDC.

  2. Top Banner

    The role of this element is to unify all your pages with a single branded image. If we had to best convey the entire idea of what SBDC represents - Here's where we would do it.

  3. Navigation

    Following a standard sidebar navigation for all webpages within SBDC.

  4. Content Area

    All webpage content will be within this column only.

  5. More Navigation

    At the end of each page's content I've included pagination to navigate to the next(or previous) webpage within SBDC without having to scroll back to the top (convenient on mobile).

  6. Collecting possible leads

    The soft call-to-action for users that don't want to commit to anything just yet but may in the future.

  7. Mobile

    The SBDC website layout now adjusts to better scale for mobile devices. Give it a try :)

    If you have any questions please contact Rob Wert ext.2519