Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County Economic Development Department
Specialty: Construction Industry Regulations and Licensing, Contract Compliance, Strategic Planning
Robert Pierce is a thought leader that is known as a strategic thinker, a solid decision-maker, and a visionary with mature business judgment. Pierce gained these business attributes during his 20+ years in the financial services industry serving various communities in two states. His experience in retail banking, small business/commercial lending and insurance provided opportunities for him to learn and to share with others his knowledge. Pierce’s business development experiences across the United States and Canada have afforded him a diverse perspective on various business industries, profitability strategies, client service and leadership effectiveness. In his current role he serves the startup and existing business communities as he provides a variety of consulting services that cater to their specific needs. He also provides strategic and technical assistance to these business in the form of one-on-one confidential consulting and group training classes. Pierce has a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and an Executive MBA from Walden University. He also holds a Florida Property and Casualty insurance license and has completed the White and Yellow Belt certifications as he pursues his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.