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Success Stories

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Cheryl explained which programs to apply for, what the exact terms were and when I asked about the possibility of refinancing my building, she also ran me through some scenarios and possibilities.

John Lyon - Steamboat Willies


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You build a house from the ground up, and the SBDC is an incredible resource available to build a strong foundation for long-term success and growth of a company

Zach Elkins - Lean Impact Nutrition


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We have had a terrific partnership with the SBDC for several years.  The team at the SBDC has provided us with valuable assistance and guidance which has contributed to our bottom line profitability.  This year they have been particularly helpful as we expand our services to ensure the company continues to thrive.

Mark Thompson - Florida Sun Printing


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With help from professionals like Veronica B. and Jaime S., we implemented changes in our website and grew the business. SBDC serves the small businesses, also in Spanish, at no cost with the only goal to help us succeed.

Nadia Medrano & Laura Fraga - Empanadas Factory Latin Fusion


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From start to finish, working with Mark Yarick at the FSBDC at UNF was an awesome experience.  Overall, I think the SBDC is a fantastic bridge between individuals and lenders, and anyone seeking out an SBA loan would be crazy not to take advantage of this free service.

Kristin and Steven Kay - Ally Family Medicine


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Don Zavesky has been an incredible resource.  He has played an instrumental part in ensuring that our business was set up correctly to receive our proper certifications.

Tabitha Nicholson-Hunt - Builders Enterprise LLC


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SBDC continues to be a valuable business advisor for us.  They are a true asset to my business.

Tracy Nazzaro - Traders Hill Farm


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I have been using the SBDC services for years and have been very satisfied. Over time, I have worked on numerous projects. The SBDC offers high-quality services. The organization has a wealth of resources of information to make any company successful. I strongly recommend the SBDC services to those companies needing guidance and directions. I am looking forward to working with SBDC on future projects

Gail Carter-Cade - GA LA CAR Beauty Salon


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The Florida SBDC has really helped me understand so much more about the process of exporting

Katherine Way - Katherine Way Collections


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Since the modest beginnings of my business undertakings eight years ago, the FSBDC consultants have provided me with valuable support and resources in launching and realizing my entrepreneurial aspirations.

Jamie Schofield - Faithfully Guided Health Center, LLC


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