The Nitty Gritty of Starting a Business in the State of Florida

Thinking about starting a business?  This workshop will outline and discuss the basics of starting, in terms of what do you have to actually do to get it legal and licensed.  It will also overview the many hats you will be expected to wear as a business owner and some best practices for starting out right.

Christine S. Urban brings over ten years of experience, specializing in small business start-up/continuation and entrepreneurship.  She has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado Boulder, and a MBA from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.  Christine lived in Durango, CO for seven years where she was an active community member and owner retail/spa business on Main Street USA.  While there she also taught entrepreneurship classes at Fort Lewis College and started a small business consulting practice.  After selling her business, she continues to help small businesses now in the Florida area as a Business Analyst at the Small Business Development Center at Florida A&M University.  A serial entrepreneur, she also is working on developing a medical device company, Andante Biologics.