Thank You Sponsors

Hallmark Sponsor

This event would not be possible without the support of our Hallmark Sponsor, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. 

At Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A., you can expect a different kind of financial services experience.
Whether you are a private individual, a small business owner, or a large company, we have you covered no matter what your accounting and financial needs are. Their current list of services includes everything from Tax and Accounting to Litigation Support and specialized Business Consulting. But here’s where it gets interesting – if you need something, say something.

Finalist Gift Box Sponsor

Scotlynn Group

Scotlynn Group is a multinational transportation and agricultural group with locations across North America.

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Silver Sponsor

Brennan, Manna & Diamond

BMD is a full-service law firm serving entrepreneurs and businesses in a wide variety of industries. True to the entrepreneurial spirit, we appreciate the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses in today's ever-evolving marketplace.

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Silver Sponsor

Suncoast Credit Union

At Suncoast, we pride ourselves on being different. Everything we do is with our members in mind, from our lower rates on loans to our many free services. 

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Gold Sponsor

Scott Fischer Enterprises

We have owned and operated successful motorsports dealerships in seven states and won countless awards for entrepreneurship, profitability, and service. We have developed a model that works and put together a structure that’s built to last.


Roetzel's entrepreneurial philosophy encourages our attorneys to think like our clients — with business minds, ready to embrace new challenges and implement innovative approaches.

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Fifth Third Bank

At Fifth Third Bank, we pride ourselves on our community involvement. In 1948, we became the first financial institution in the United States to establish a charitable foundation. Today, we continue to invest the time, resources, and people to help improve lives in the communities we serve.

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About us

The Florida SBDC Network is state Designated as Florida’s Principal Provider of Business Assistance [§ 288.001, Fla. Stat.] The FSBDC at FGCU is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners; hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University; and nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or other funding partners.

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