Florida SBDC at USF: Sarasota

Florida SBDC at USF: Sarasota
Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County
1680 Fruitville Road, Suite 402
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941)309-1200 ext. 107
Hours: By Appointment Only

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  • Pat Gordon

    Pat Gordon

    Florida SBDC at USF

    Specialty: Market/Sales Growth, Cash Flow/Financial Management, Food & Beverage Management, Strategic Planning, Startup

    Pat Gordon focuses on assisting existing businesses to find new opportunities, uncover hidden profits and create sustainable growth. For more than 20 years, she led an IT consulting and staffing firm which grew from $750k in annual revenues to more than $40 million in yearly sales during her tenure. The company branched out from the Miami area and ultimately earned the status of primary and preferred supplier to several major clients in the oil and gas industry in Houston and across the border in Canada. Gordon has her bachelor’s in communications from the University of Buffalo and her MBA from Canisius College. As an entrepreneur, she owns a seasonal fishing lodge near the Adirondack Mountains of New York and has a small used car dealership in Florida. In 2017, she earned Florida SBDC at USF Employee of the Year honors.

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