EDC promotes Jenn DuBey, welcomes new business manager
The Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC) announced the promotion of Jenn DuBey to the position of director of business development, and the addition of Rachel Savela as the organization’s business manager.
DuBey joined the EDC in 2019 as business manager and added incentives management to her responsibilities in 2021. She previously held administrative and managerial positions at CareerSource Research Coast, National Vision, and the Business Development Board of Martin County...Read More>>
Florida SBDC Network, FloridaMakes announce partnership to aid state's small manufacturers
The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network and FloridaMakes have formalized a strategic partnership to support Florida’s small manufacturers.
The partnership will provide greater access to and awareness of Florida SBDC Network and FloridaMakes training and resources for small manufacturers in Florida. The agreement will foster greater communication, cross-referrals, understanding of each other’s services, and collaboration on training and programs for small manufacturers across the state.... Read More>>
Underserved communities banking on businesses to help wipe out hunger
More than 12% of Florida residents are facing food insecurity, according to Feeding America. This means the chances are high that you know someone suffering from food scarcity, even if you don’t realize it. More than 2.5 million Floridians live in households without consistent access to food and more than 700,000 are children....Read More>>