Boca Raton

FSBDC at Palm Beach State College

801 Palm Beach State College Drive
Boca Raton, FL, 33431-6418
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801 Palm Beach State College Drive Boca Raton, FL 33431-6418

About the Center

The Florida SBDC at Palm Beach State College provides entrepreneurs with professional business consulting at no cost, management training, and vital information they need to grow and succeed in a complex and competitive global environment.

The FSBDC at PBSC maintains a full-service office in Boca Raton, serving emerging and growth businesses in Palm Beach County.  Consulting services and training are also provided at several locations throughout our service territory.

The FSBDC at PBSC is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. SBA, 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.

Featured Area Consultant

Jackie Rule

Government Contracting Specialist

  • Areas of Consulting: Government Contracting / Procurement Assistance, Inventory Control, Operation Manager, Strategic Plan, Women and Minority
  • Education: BA
  • Certifications: Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.)

Debbie Kwon


  • Areas of Consulting: Business and Strategic Plan Assistance, Business Plans, Cashflow Management Assistance, Cost Control, Financial Metrics, Inventory Control, Market / Sales Growth Assistance, Operation Manager, and Start-up Assistance
  • Education: MBA, BS- Industrial Engineering
  • Business Owner: Manufacturing/Wholesale Sales (years in business: 3)

Betina Jean-Jacques

Interim Regional Director/Consultant

  • Areas of Consulting: Budgets, Business Continuity / Disaster Assistance, Business Valuation, Growth Acceleration, Internet Strategies, Market / Sales Growth Assistance, Revenue Generation
  • Education: BA/MBA
  • Business Owner: MrsChic, online women shoe store

Phil Scruton


  • Areas of Consulting:Accounting, Business and Strategic Plan Assistance, Business Continuity / Disaster Assistance, Cashflow Management Assistance, Filing Taxes, Financial and Capital Access Assistance, Loan Types, Market / Sales Growth Assistance, Revenue Generation, SBA Loans, Start-up Assistance, Taxes
  • Education: BA
  • Business Owner: Accounting for Small Business