Following a dedicated career in the U.S. Judge Advocate Generals (JAG) Corps, the legal arm of the U.S. Army, Jacquin Quin Gilchrist and his wife founded The Gilchrist Law Firm, P.A., (GLF) in Coral...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$66.7M||$488.1M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||1,182||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||15||381|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||687||24,191|
|Minorities||462 (67%)||8,988 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||28 (4%)||2,316 (10%)|
|Women||265 (39%)||10,123 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||5,604||162,519|
Number of Small Employer Businesses28,644
Percent of Employer Businesses96.8%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses192,617
Percent of Employees54.2%
Small Business Payroll$9.6B
Percent of Payroll48.3%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)67,426
Success tastes sweet for Mari Angeles Rubio, who was selected as the U.S. Small Business Administrations (SBA) Young Entrepreneur Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Florida. Rubio,...
As one of the oldest burger joints on Miami Beach, Cheeseburger Baby has a fitting motto: Keeping it Classic. However, its an ideal that the company struggled to keep after Hurricane Irma struck in...
District 27 Contact Information
Statewide with 9 regional offices, over 40 centers, and approximately 50 outreach locations, Florida SBDC services are available to aspiring and existing businesses in every Florida county. Below are your district's resources and a link to a directory of additional Florida SBDC offices across the state.