Lake Wales

FSBDC at the University of South Florida

201 W. Central Ave - Lake Wales City Hall
Lake Wales, FL, 33853
863.678.4182 x227
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201 W. Central Ave Lake Wales City Hall Lake Wales, FL 33853

About the Center

The Florida SBDC at the University of South Florida 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 USF maintains a full-service office in Lakeland, serving emerging and growth businesses in Polk County.  Consulting services and training are also provided at several locations throughout our service territory.

The FSBDC at USF 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

Carl Hadden


  • Areas of Consulting: Business and Strategic Plan, Business Valuation, Cash Flow Management, Financial and Capital Access, Growth Acceleration, Insurance, Inventory Control, Market / Sales Growth, Personnel and Human Resources, Risk, Start-up
  • Education: BS, Marketing Management, Webber International University
  • Certifications: Florida Certified Workforce Professional