District 20: Senator Danny Burgess

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 $60.1M $4.4B
*Gov't Contracts Acquired $1.9M $488.1M
*Capital Accessed $5.6M $553.5M
**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced 513 37,966
*New Businesses Started 3 381
Service Snapshot
Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted 677 24,191
Minorities 249 (37%) 8,988 (37%)
Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans 65 (10%) 2,316 (10%)
Women 285 (42%) 10,123 (42%)
Professional Consulting Hours Delivered 3,151 162,519

Success Stories

Client Testimonials

Education Rebound, LLC, Plant City

Mitch [Florida SBDC consultant] was very instrumental in applying for the [SBA] PPP loan. He is extremely patient with me when I am asking questions and, most importantly, he helps me to ask the right questions. He was able to assist me with applying for the small business certification and the disadvantaged women's small business certification. The first year, I landed a contract with the Hillsborough County School District providing services to two schools. This year, my company is now servicing four Hillsborough County School District sites! Thanks, Mitch! Blessings to you.

Ronshea Edwards

Golden Imperial Security, Tampa

She [Florida SBDC consultant] was knowledgeable about getting approval for SAM and guided [me] with codes and input, also FEMA. [She] helped with [SBA] PPP guidance, as well, and the Hillsborough Grant information to keep [my] business afloat for payroll.

Manuela Valdivieso

Miss Vi's Cookup Corp., Tampa

Janette Blanco [Florida SBDC consultant] has been very reliable and helpful. She called me back ASAP. Every time we spoke, the information she gave was valuable. If she didn't have the answer at the time, when she found out, she contacted me. I'm able to make it through this tough time because of her help.

Christene Philips

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