Kevin Monahan

Businesses We Love: Gavotte School of Music

Showing even more love to some SBDC clients…. It was February of 2014 when Kimberley Hunt came in to talk to SBDC consultant Kevin Monahan about opening a music school in Ponte Vedra. Initially, Kimberley sought help with finalizing her business plan so that she could submit it to a lender in hopes of receiving […]

Naturally Smart Foods Gets Its Product On The Shelves With The Help Of The FSBDC

When Mark Patterson, founder of Naturally Smart Foods, LLC, first came to the Florida Small Business Development Center at UNF (FSBDC) he sought assistance in establishing a presence in the Jacksonville market for his product – a gluten free, high protein dessert with an appeal to those looking for a healthy alternative to traditional ice […]

Dr. Mary Borg to Present Nonprofit Program Effectiveness Tools at Sept. 20 Conference

The 3rd Annual UNF Nonprofit Management Conference will be featuring Dr. Mary Borg from UNF, who will be presenting Outcomes, Outputs and Impact: Nonprofit Program Effectiveness. The one hour break session will help and organization determine the performance of their programming in what is a competitive and results oriented funding environment. Attendees will also find out what they can […]

Kevin Monahan to Lead Networking Workshop Tomorrow!

Facilitator: Kevin Monahan, UNF SBDC Networking: Secrets of Social Media and Face to Face Marketing Social media is here to stay. Those who avoid it will be passed by their competitors. Learn social media best practices including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Buffer. But even social media is not enough! The best small business marketers understand […]

Client Interview: William Tabone, Play Harder Tours, Jacksonville

William Tabone is all about having organized fun and his Jacksonville based tour business reflects that. We thought you would find this business particularly interesting. What got you into the tour business? After close to 30 years in financial services, which included 10 years of financial wholesaling I was forced to reinvent myself after the financial meltdown […]

Client Interview: Carolle Vargas, Owner, Chief Executive Protocol Director, Your Etiquette Style

Hi, this is CBA Kevin Monahan. I had the opportunity recently to catch up Carolle Vargas: a client of mine who has an interesting business training people in the art of etiquette.                                               […]

New Video Show: Business Beat With Kevin Monahan, SBDC at UNF

Kevin Monahan, Certified Business Analyst, interviews the founders of 12 World Challenges about their innovative business model that helps nonprofits raise funds and promote their organization at the same time. The company has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to their friends at the UNF SBDC.

Starting a nonprofit?

The Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop by Kevin Monahan titled “Starting A Successful Nonprofit” from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 21, in the University Center. The process of transforming your idea into an operating organization can be complicated. This workshop will provide the information you need to start a nonprofit organization […]

Workshop: Learn Small Business use of Facebook,Linkedin,Twitter etc.

Learn about: Social networking Create a brand in the new media Acquire the tools to stay ahead of the ever-changing web When you embrace Social Media you have to learn how to plant your magic beans and watch your business grow! DetailsJune 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.University Club1301 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, FL Advanced […]

Success Story: Maria Adigweme, Pathways Counseling and Consulting Services

It was May of 2007 when Maria Adigweme, a psychotherapist at a clinic became interested in starting her own private practice assisting children. Ms. Adigweme is a Certified Addictions Professional with over twenty years experience in the Behavioral Health field. This includes six years as the Clinical Director of a local mental health agency. As a […]

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