ENTERPRISE FLORIDA, INC - City of Deltona, Florida

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ENTERPRISE FLORIDA, INC - City of Deltona, Florida

PROGRAM & CONTACTBoard RelationsAl Latimer 407-956-5602alatimer@eflorida.comLiefke Cox 407-956-5688lcox@eflorida.comBusiness DevelopmentCrystal Sircy407-956-5640csircy@eflorida.comBusiness Incentive:BrownfieldsHeather Squires407-956-5696hsquires@eflorida.comDESCRIPTIONThe Enterprise Florida (EFI) Board is chaired by Florida’s Governor andincludes top business, economic development and government leaders.As of 2011, minority business development, tourism marketing(VISITFLORIDA ® ) and sports marketing (Florida Sports Foundation) havemerged under EFI. Space Florida is also linked to EFI through its board,which consists of the twelve appointed members on the EFI board. TheEFI board has three main responsibilities: leadership of job creation inFlorida, governance of the organization and to ensure proper operationalmanagement and accountability to protect the public’s interest.www.eflorida.com/boardThe Business Development department works directly with companiesthat are interested in expanding or locating in Florida. The projectmanagers on the business development staff coordinate businessattraction efforts with the needs and resources of state, regional and localorganizations. Activities include business investment referrals toeconomic development organizations, proposal development, siteinspection, visit coordination, providing information and resolving locationimpediments. Enterprise Florida project managers are assigned specificindustry target areas of expertise.Targeted SectorsAviation & Aerospace / Homeland Security & DefenseCrystal Sircy csircy@eflorida.com 407-956-5640Corporate HQ / Financial ServicesRob Sitterley rsitterley@eflorida.com 407-956-5653Distribution / Logistics / Information TechnologySean Malott smalott@eflorida.com 407-956-5668Life SciencesMatt Lowell mlowell@eflorida.com 407-956-5659Manufacturing / BiofuelsJoel Gunter jgunter@eflorida.com 407-956-5621Manufacturing / Clean-TechTim Johns tjohns@eflorida.com 407-956-5611International Business DevelopmentJoe Martinez jmartinez@eflorida.com 407-956-5607Luis Perez-Codina lperez-codina@eflorida.com 407-956-5609EFI serves as the liaison to the Brownfield Redevelopment program, andmarkets Brownfield incentives and benefits to local Brownfieldcoordinators, economic development partners, Florida communities, andprospective business clients. www.eflorida.com/brownfieldsPage 5 of 13 Updated May 2013. Programs and resources are subject to change without notice based on priorities identified by EFI. Foradditional information about Enterprise Florida please visit our website: www.eflorida.com


PROGRAM & CONTACTDESCRIPTIONExport counseling services are provided directly to Florida companiesthrough seven (7) regional field offices located throughout the state.International marketing professionals assist Florida companies byproviding counseling on subjects ranging from targeting key markets,entry strategies, regulatory and IP protection, financing, logistics andafter sales service. Additional services provided are the implementationof various “How-To” educational seminars and conferences, recruitmentof EFI trade show and trade mission participants, promotion andcoordination of available federal, state and local export developmentprograms, as warranted. www.eflorida.com/exportInternational:Regional Trade OfficesJacksonville OfficeLarry Bernaski lbernaski@eflorida.com 904-359-9350Counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval,Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam,St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, UnionMiami OfficeJuliana Peña jpena@eflorida.com 305-808-3688Jay Sumners jsumners@eflorida.com 305-808-3660Counties: Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee, Miami-Dade, MonroeOrlando OfficePaul Mitchell pmitchell@eflorida.com 407.956.5639Counties: Brevard, Highlands, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Polk,Seminole, Sumter, VolusiaPensacola OfficeAndrea Moore amoore@eflorida.com 850-489-8989Counties: Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson,Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, WashingtonTallahassee OfficeKen Cooksey kcooksey@eflorida.com 850-298-6632Counties: Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, WakullaTampa OfficeMaxwell Stewart mstewart@eflorida.com 813-276-9430Counties: Charlotte, Citrus, Desoto, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough,Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, SarasotaWest Palm Beach OfficeJohn Diep jdiep@eflorida.com 561-832-8339Counties: Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach,St. LuciePage 10 of 13 Updated May 2013. Programs and resources are subject to change without notice based on priorities identified by EFI. Foradditional information about Enterprise Florida please visit our website: www.eflorida.com


PROGRAM & CONTACTInternational:Team Florida MissionsManny Mencia 305-808-3672mmencia@eflorida.comIvan Barrios 305-808-3390ibarrios@eflorida.comInternational:Trade EventsMichael Schiffhauer407-956-5634mschiffhauer@eflorida.comInternational:World Bank PrivateSector Liaison OfficerMaxwell Stewart813.276.9430mstewart@eflorida.comLegislative LiaisonsMichael Preston 850-766-7827mpreston@eflorida.comSharon Spratt 850-298-6644sspratt@eflorida.comDESCRIPTIONTeam Florida international events are part of an aggressive globalrecruitment and trade development strategy that involves leaders frombusiness, government and economic development organizations fromthroughout Florida. The program is aimed at promoting the Florida“brand” and Florida-origin products and services. The Governor usuallyleads international Team Florida missions and they generally havestatewide significance. www.eflorida.com/eventsParticipation in industry specific international trade events is open to allbusinesses registered in the State of Florida. EFI overseas tradeexhibitions of Florida products are conducted at major target industrytrade shows throughout the world. Professionally planned trade missionsfeature one-on-one, pre-arranged appointments with business executivesinterested in products or services from Florida companies.www.eflorida.com/eventsEnterprise Florida Inc. is one of only seven U.S. organizations selectedby the World Bank to serve as a Private Sector Liaison Officer (PSLO).With the knowledge of World Bank funding and procurementopportunities, Florida's PSLO helps Florida businesses gain access tothe billions of dollars awarded in World Bank contracts every year.www.eflorida.com/PSLOEnterprise Florida works closely with Florida’s government leaders tomonitor economic development policies, to develop strategies andresources for strengthening the economy, and through information andcommunication, to develop responses to external negative impacts onFlorida’s economy.Page 11 of 13 Updated May 2013. Programs and resources are subject to change without notice based on priorities identified by EFI. Foradditional information about Enterprise Florida please visit our website: www.eflorida.com


PROGRAM & CONTACTDESCRIPTIONPosition and promote Florida nationally and internationally as adestination for business, creation, relocation and expansion. The goal isto create a global, innovative Florida image and to assist in buildingrelationships with EFI’s core audiences, such as site selectors, corporatereal estate professionals and c-level executives, resulting in opportunitiesfor Florida to compete for business.Media RelationsStuart Doyle sdoyle@eflorida.com 407.956.5689The Communications Department employs a twofold approach to mediarelations – provide a timely response to press inquiries and generatemedia coverage of Enterprise Florida’s activities, events andachievements by proactively pitching and disseminating information tokey media outlets. Topics can range from EFI’s legislative platform toproject announcements, from awards earned to speaking engagements.In addition, Media Relations facilitates public records requests receivedfrom reporters.Marketing & CommunicationsMelissa Medley850-298-6629mmedley@eflorida.comMarketing Activities and Consultant EventsKim Wilmes kwilmes@eflorida.com 407.956.5628EFI undertakes an aggressive array of marketing activities to promoteand advance Florida for economic development. Consultant eventsallow the business development team and local economic developmentprimary partners to forge relationships with site selectors to create anawareness of their areas and Florida’s capacity to compete. EFI plansconsultant events throughout the year at special events, conferences andluncheons both in and out of Florida.Public Records RequestsNancy Blum-Heintz nheintz@eflorida.com 850.298.6634In accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law, Enterprise Florida answersofficial public records requests submitted to the corporation. TheMarketing and Communications Department facilitates the informationgathering and distribution process.Website: eflorida.comKim Wilmes kwilmes@eflorida.com 407.956.5628Adam Julier ajulier@eflorida.com 407.956.5601The website is designed to brand Florida and to generate businessdevelopment leads. It also helps to promote Florida’s assets andresources across its eight regions and 67 counties. The website is agreat place to gather important stats and data, from demographics andcost of living to major employers and recent business developments. Inaddition to the US site, EFI also develops and maintains several nativelanguage international sites for Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France,Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, UKand Andean Region.Page 12 of 13 Updated May 2013. Programs and resources are subject to change without notice based on priorities identified by EFI. Foradditional information about Enterprise Florida please visit our website: www.eflorida.com


PROGRAM & CONTACTSpace Florida321-730-5301www.spaceflorida.govStakeholders Council (SHC)Al Latimer407-956-5602alatimer@eflorida.comStakeholders Council Task Forces407-956-5600www.eflorida.com/stakeholdersTourism: VISIT FLORIDA ®850-488-5607www.visitflorida.orgDESCRIPTIONSpace Florida, the State of Florida’s aerospace economic developmentagency, fosters the growth and development of space industry in Floridaby supporting, assisting, facilitating and/or consulting on domestic andinternational opportunities, fostering economic development activities,enhancing infrastructure, and supporting those who improve the state’scompetitive business climate. Space Florida partners with EFI throughthe EFI appointed board members who also serve on the Space FloridaBoard of Directors. www.spaceflorida.govThe Stakeholders Council, chaired by the president of EFI, consists ofrepresentatives from the 67 primary partner economic developmentorganizations along with other key organizations selected by the chair.The group meets three times annually and provides strategic informationto EFI on key issues affecting the improvement of Florida’s businessclimate and competitive position www.eflorida.com/stakeholdersMarketing Task ForceMelissa Medley mmedley@eflorida.com 850-298-6654Provides input and support for the Florida Partners Advertising / PR /Promotional Plan to promote the state business brand and messaging.Community Competitiveness Task ForceAl Latimer alatimer@eflorida.com 407-956-5602Advises local partners on methods to improve competitiveness andcreate strategies to develop unique resources in all areas.Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics Task ForceCrystal Sircy csircy@eflorida.com 407-956-5640Analyze and offer improvements to business expansion and retentionefforts in these fields.VISIT FLORIDA ® , a public/private partnership, serves as Florida's officialtourism marketing corporation, facilitates tourism industry participation indomestic and international travel trade and consumer shows, and isresponsible for operating Florida's five Official Welcome Centers. Also,VISIT FLORIDA ® is recognized in legislation as the TourismDevelopment division of EFI. www.visitflorida.orgPage 13 of 13 Updated May 2013. Programs and resources are subject to change without notice based on priorities identified by EFI. Foradditional information about Enterprise Florida please visit our website: www.eflorida.com

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