Florida SBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development
Specialty: Marketing and Strategic Planning, Business Planning, Financial Management, Capital Access
Kurt Forster has 30 years of experience in business and holds a master’s degree in communication from the University of South Florida. His strengths include assisting small and medium businesses with marketing tips and plans, business plans, strategic plans, financial plans, and borrowing money.
His background not only includes experience as a marketing director, college educator, and economic development professional but also as the owner of several successful market research companies.
In addition to serving thousands of businesses in the community while at the Florida SBDC and Pinellas County Economic Development, he enjoys spending time surfing and skiing with his two children and wife of 30 years. He is also known by many as a standup paddleboard racer, adventurer, and Certified Paddle-Fit Pro Instructor.