Florida SBDC Network State Director Named Among State’s Most Influential Leaders

Florida SBDC Network State Office (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, is pleased to announce that Greg Britton, state director, has been named among the state’s most influential business leaders by Florida Trend for the second consecutive year. 

Last week, the magazine published the “Florida 500” list, which highlights the 500 most influential people in Florida. According to Florida Trend, “this immense research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend has resulted in a personal, engaging look at the state’s most influential business leaders.”

“Being selected as part of the Florida 500 list is truly an honor,” said Britton. “The Florida SBDC is an organization dedicated to the success of Florida's small businesses. As a Florida business owner myself, I'm privileged to be in a position where I can support entrepreneurs in achieving their dreams and accomplishing the unimaginable.”

The nominees were selected based on hundreds of interviews, months of research, and input from economic development organizations, professional associations, among others. 

Britton has more than 25 years of experience in aviation, medical, oil and gas, and high-tech commercial production manufacturing. He has served as the state director of the Florida SBDC Network since 2021, where he leads the statewide network of more than 220 consultants and staff members across nine regions. In his role, Britton provides strategic vision and oversight in the continued success of Florida’s principal business assistance organization for small and medium-sized businesses.

Prior to his time with the Florida SBDC, Britton was Director of the Division of Strategic Business Development at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). He is a former member of the University of West Florida Board of Trustees and State Advisory Board of the Florida SBDC Network. 

To learn more about this year’s Florida 500 recipients, please click here