Regional Director, NASBITE Certified Global Professional (CGBP), Certified Trainer, Florida SBDC at USF, Tampa
Specialty: International Business, Women/Minority Business
Eileen Rodriguez began working with the Florida SBDC at USF in 1997, providing one-on-one confidential consulting and teaching seminars in English and Spanish in the areas of starting a small business, international trade, and women and minority certification. Before joining the FSBDC at USF, Rodriguez owned her own business for four years. She has more than 21 years of experience as a professional businesswoman. She obtained her bachelor’s from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master of Science and an MBA from the University of South Florida. Rodriguez is active in organizations including the Florida Minority Supplier’s Development Council, Tampa Bay Women in International Trade, the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators, and the University of South Florida Alumni Association.