District 26: Senator Ben Albritton

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 $109.7M $4.4B
*Gov't Contracts Acquired $11K $488.1M
*Capital Accessed $10M $553.5M
**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced 936 37,966
*New Businesses Started 6 381
Service Snapshot
Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted 1,063 24,191
Minorities 108 (10%) 8,988 (37%)
Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans 39 (4%) 2,316 (10%)
Women 449 (42%) 10,123 (42%)
Professional Consulting Hours Delivered 3,608 162,519

Client Testimonials

Safety Net International, LLC, Punta Gorda

Peter [Florida SBDC consultant] was professional and efficient when consulting with us regarding the options for relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Peter guided us in all the right directions and was there to check in after to make sure everything went smoothly.

David Flury

The Sand Trap, Inc., Punta Gorda

Peter Keating [Florida SBDC consultant] has given me the knowledge and tools to keep my business going in these difficult times.

Kathrine Krasula

McKeon Chiropractic, Lake Wales

Anyone in business who has questions or concerns navigating the growth in their business should seek wise consulting. The Florida SBDC is a no-cost resource. It was great to have something like that as a small business owner.

Thomas McKeon

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