Pensacola Downtown

FSBDC at the University of West Florida

220 West Garden Street, Suite 301
Pensacola, FL, 32502
850.474.2528
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220 West Garden Street, Suite 301 Pensacola, FL 32502


About the Center

Based in the UWF College of Business, the Florida SBDC in Downtown Pensacola is a satellite center of the Florida SBDC at the University of West Florida (Florida SBDC at UWF) region serving aspiring and existing small businesses in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties with no-cost consulting, low-cost training, and access to business data and research resources. In addition to its core service offering, the Florida SBDC also offers specialized services to qualifying companies, including capital access, market growth, government contracting, international trade, business continuation, cybersecurity, disaster planning and recovery, and more.

The Florida SBDC at UWF region serves a ten-county area that includes Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties, and maintains several satellite centers in addition to the main office in Pensacola on the UWF campus. Visit www.sbdc.uwf.edu to learn more.

The Florida SBDC at UWF is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide network of more than 40 offices from Pensacola to Key West to serve the needs of Florida’s business community. Since 1976, our network of partners has helped construct a statewide ecosystem to foster the spirit, support, and success of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and innovators.

Designated as “Florida’s principal provider of small business assistance,” the Florida SBDC Network is nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network’s lead host institution.

How do I get started?

  1. If you are a new business, visit the New Business section of our website. If you are an existing business, visit the Existing Business section.
  2. You will be asked to complete an online Request for Consulting application that will be forwarded to the Florida SBDC that serves your area.
  3. Within three business days, you will be contacted by the Florida SBDC to get started on your path to success.

Have questions?

Please contact the Florida SBDC in Downtown Pensacola at 850.898.3484 or visit www.sbdc.uwf.edu.


Featured Area Consultant

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Christa Wilson

Consultant

  • Areas of Consulting: Business and Strategic Planning, Financial and Capital Access, Marketing and Sales Growth, Cashflow Management, Start-up Assistance
  • Education: MBA, Nova Southeastern University
  • Certifications: Profit Mastery
  • Experience: Landscaping Business owner 2013-present, Wireless Retail Phone Stores owner from 2002-2016, Home Inspections Business owner from 1998-2001
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Glenn McDuffy

Consultant

  • Areas of Consulting: Business Growth Acceleration, Business and Strategic Planning, Cash Flow Management, Market and Sales Growth, Start-up Assistance
  • Education: MBA, MAT
  • Certifications: Profit Mastery
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Bree McCastle

Consultant

  • Areas of Consulting: Business Growth Acceleration, Business and Strategic Planning, Financial and Capital Access, Marketing and Sales Growth
  • Education: MBA, University of West Florida
  • Certifications: Google Analytics Certification, Profit Mastery