Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed

Florida SBDC at Seminole State College

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

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

Amy Kirkland, CGBP – 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 Florida SBDC at Seminole State College. Her areas of expertise include: Business Plan Development, Marketing, and International Trade.

Lee GoldringLee Goldring, Consultant – Lee joins the Florida SBDC at Seminole State College 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. TempletonRenee D. Templeton, Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant – Renee Templeton supports the Florida SBDC at Seminole State College 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 consultant.

Barbara E SlodyskoBarbara E Slodysko, Administrative Support Specialist – Barbara Slodysko supports the Florida SBDC at Seminole State College staff as well as client communications.


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© 2017 - State Designated as Florida's Principal Provider of Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.] A statewide service network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners; hosted by the University of West Florida; and nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs.