Success Stories


An American Dream, Mesic Law Firm

Attorney Kate Mesic’s parents immigrated to the United States from Russia when she was just 15 years old so Kate and her sister could have the chance at a better life in America. Kate’s first and...

Goodwin Puts The Heart in all They Do

George Goodwin, a master carpenter and home builder, was handpicking the finest materials to build his own dream home. He acquired some long-leaf pine logs a fisherman friend recovered from the...

Invictus, An Undefeated Business

Founded in 2007 by former U.S. Reconnaissance Marines, Invictus is a Boynton Beach-based provider of security and training services. Invictus, which translates to “undefeated” in Latin,...

A Success Story Worthy of Kings

In late 2009, Arnaldo and Yanet Herrero of Kings Service Solutions first approached the Florida SBDC at UCF (FSBDC at UCF) Advisory Board Council Manager Jill Kaufman about their interest in becoming...

Handyman Matters, Nails Business Growth

Julie Daniels, owner of Handyman Matters in Palm Harbor, has found great success as a small business owner. Despite the challenges of running a small business in a tough economy, the retired U.S. Air...