Florida SBDC at UCF – Sumter County

The Florida SBDC at University of Central Florida (FSBDC at UCF), in partnership with the Sumter County Office of Economic Development, is opening a sub-center in Sumter County to help local businesses grow and succeed. The new sub-center, the FSBDC at UCF’s eighth, will be housed on the first floor in Suite 140 of The Villages Sumter County Service Center at 7375 Powell Road, Wildwood, FL 34785. The FSBDC at UCF – Sumter County’s direct line is 352-689-4449.

The FSBDC at UCF announced that Neal Kimball has been named Area Manager for Sumter County and will be devoted full time to working with Sumter County’s small businesses providing expert consulting, seminars and workshops, as well as information resources – all focused on maximizing their business growth, competitiveness and profitability.

Kimball joins the FSBDC at UCF after an accomplished career in sales, marketing and business development for major consumer products companies including Pepsico, McDonald’s Corporation and Miller Brewing, and most recently served as founder, president and owner of a highly successful small business holding company with four separate operating units built around student and family educational services.  In 2012, he received the U.S. Small Business Administration’s prestigious Entrepreneurial Success Award for the SBA’s Southeast U.S. District, State of Florida and North Florida Region. Kimball earned a BA in Marketing from the University of South Florida.

Florida SBDC at UCF   Sumter County

Neal Kimball

  • Areas of Consulting: Sales & Marketing including Branding, Retail, Franchising, International, e-commerce, Public Relations, Communications; New Business Start-up & Strategic Organizational Plan Development, Leadership, Customer Service and Human Resources
  • Education: BA, Marketing, University of South Florida
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Florida SBDC at UCF – Sumter County | 7375 Powell Road, Wildwood, FL 34785
Contact: Neal Kimball – Area Manager | 352.689.4449 | Neal.Kimball@ucf.edu