District 8: Congressman Bill Posey

Data Sources: *Preliminary 2020 Impact reported by respondent clients | **2019 Economic Impact Analysis of the FSBDCN by FSU CEFA | District Profile: U.S. SBA Office of Advocacy (Congress only)

Business & Economic Outcomes

District Statewide
**Sales Generated $104M $4.4B
*Gov't Contracts Acquired $4.8M $335M
*Capital Accessed $5M $385.8M
**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced 888 37,966
*New Businesses Started 1 288
Service Snapshot
Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted 395 23,889
Minorities 109 (28%) 8,842 (37%)
Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans 59 (15%) 2,266 (9%)
Women 172 (44%) 9,969 (42%)
Professional Consulting Hours Delivered 3,213 162,476

District Profile

  • Number of Small Employer Businesses
    15,377
  • Percent of Employer Businesses
    95.1%
  • Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses
    117,681
  • Percent of Employees
    51.5%
  • Small Business Payroll
    $4.4B
  • Percent of Payroll
    44.5%
  • Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)
    36,543

Success Stories

District 8 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.

Florida SBDC at UCF (Regional Office)

Florida SBDC at IRSC (Regional Office)

Headquarters Office

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