District 87: Representative David Silvers

Data Sources: *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 $8.1M $4.4B
*Gov't Contracts Acquired $596.5K $488.1M
*Capital Accessed $1M $553.5M
**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced 69 37,966
*New Businesses Started 2 381
Service Snapshot
Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted 63 24,191
Minorities 38 (60%) 8,988 (37%)
Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans 5 (8%) 2,316 (10%)
Women 27 (43%) 10,123 (42%)
Professional Consulting Hours Delivered 496 162,519

Client Testimonials

Trusted Construction, Inc., Lake Worth

Mike Bell's [consultant] assistance is invaluable. He's an absolute pleasure to work with, as he returns calls, is always on time, and is always available to answer my questions. He is the reason we referred several new businesses to the Florida PTAC.

Richard McCalla

Engineering Technologies, LLC, West Palm Beach

[The Florida] SBDC, Sandra, and Deborah [consultants] were extremely helpful and able to answer our questions intelligently. We learned about I-Corps, value proposition templates, and the importance of interviews with our potential customers. They continue to be very helpful as we pursue SBIR benefits, and, we hope, successful results from them. Our success, limited so far, has been most rewarding. We received an ASCE trophy and $5,000 and were a runner-up in CADE Prize 2020. We're very thankful for the Florida SBDC and all it has brought us!

Robert Pauley

Spotless Deep Cleaning, LLC, Lake Worth

Carole [consultant] was really dedicated to helping me build my business. She is a persistent person and very professional.

Gina Saintcius

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