District 9: Congressman Darren Soto

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 $138.8M $4.4B
*Gov't Contracts Acquired $12.5M $335M
*Capital Accessed $9.5M $385.8M
**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced 1,185 37,966
*New Businesses Started 19 288
Service Snapshot
Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted 2,441 23,889
Minorities 451 (18%) 8,842 (37%)
Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans 68 (3%) 2,266 (9%)
Women 978 (40%) 9,969 (42%)
Professional Consulting Hours Delivered 6,098 162,476

District Profile

  • Number of Small Employer Businesses
    11,213
  • Percent of Employer Businesses
    94%
  • Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses
    74,910
  • Percent of Employees
    37.7%
  • Small Business Payroll
    $2.5B
  • Percent of Payroll
    34.5%
  • Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)
    29,854

Success Stories

District 9 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 USF (Regional Office)

Headquarters Office

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