Ormond Beach Economic Development is excited to be an affiliate partner and bring the Kauffman FASTTRAC curriculum to the City. The program is offered in partnership with Volusia/Flagler SCORE and will be facilitated by a certified business coach. The 10-week program will provide students an opportunity to grow their idea into a business plan.
Contact the Economic Development Department to learn more at email@example.com
Kauffman FASTTRAC is a 10-week course facilitated by Virtual Instruction.
DATES: March 07 through May 09
TIME: 6:00pm -- 9:00pm
LOCATION: Virtual Instruction using Zoom (link will be provided to attendees).
Registration for the Kauffman FASTTRAC Spring 2022 Session has closed. Capacity has been reached!
If you would like to be placed on a waiting list or would like to learn about other options to participate in Kauffman FastTrac please e-mail Brian Rademacher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adrienne Barker, MAS, grew up in the Promotional Product industry and offers over 35 years of experience on the business's distributor side. Adrienne has earned a lifetime certification designation of Masters of Advertising Specialties. Adrienne is a Senior Brand Marketing Manager and is powered by the 2nd largest promotional product supplier in the USA called Halo Branded Solutions.
Combining her knowledge and understanding of the promotional product industry with her certification as an International Etiquette and Protocol Consultant, Adrienne brings more than just sales experience to the office.
Adrienne is the current Chapter Chair for Volusia/Flagler SCORE Chapter #87 and the Director of Workshop Development.
Alex Zoltan Szinegh is a Hungarian immigrant who took advantage of the great opportunities America had to offer. With only a grade 10 formal education, Alex learned by way of “STREET SMARTS” as well as attending extensive training programs. He has personally worked with Jim Rohn, Robert Kiyosaki, Floyd Wickman, Jerry Bresser, Mike Ferry, Tom Ferry, Dr. Robert Rohm and John Maxwell.
He is a “Certified Human Behavior Consultant” for Personality Insights and is certified by John Maxwell to conduct Leadership Workshops. Alex has SOLD over 3600 properties in his 37 + year real estate career. Alex has developed and created numerous training and coaching programs including an intense interactive online system.
Alex has co-authored books: “Speaking Of Success” with Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, and Stephen R. Covey, “Hey…You Talking To Me?” with Dr. Robert Rohm and “Everything is subject to change” with Greg S. Reid. Alex is a sought after speaker, trainer and performance coach.
Sheila Slick is a Bilingual/multicultural Business Development & Leadership Consultant and Certified SCORE Mentor with a Master of Science in Leadership from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Florida State University. Founder of Five Milestones LLC, Sheila has over 20 years of experience in Business Administration, Information Technology Services and Leadership. Adept with extensive global experience in working on multinational projects. Recognized for ability to educate, mentor, and motivate adults and students in business and leadership concepts through technology and innovative approaches to develop public interest in business and STEM related industries.
Entrepreneurs and small businesses play a fundamental role in local communities.
- They drive local economies
- Affect competitiveness
- Diversify the economic base
- Stimulate economic development.
Starting a new venture, building a new product can be fun, exhilarating, and tough. A business plan is crucial for the entrepreneur starting a business. Business plans help an entrepreneur to know their product and establish an overall game plan to start and grow the company.
Ormond Beach is dedicated to supporting the small business and entrepreneurial community. The Economic Development Department has partnered with Voulsia/Flagler SCORE to provide The Kauffman FASTTRAC program.
Kauffman FASTTRAC is a flexible course with a framework to provide information, tips, exercises, and tools to help you, the aspiring entrepreneur, think about and build your business from idea to launch. Through this course you will work to build your business plan to:
- Discover how your business concept matches your personal vision.
- Align your business concept with a real market opportunity.
- Learn how to set realistic financial goals for your business.
- Determine the unique features and benefits of your product/service.
- Find your target market and discover your competitive advantage.
- Define your company’s brand and marketing.
- Learn how to manage business functions and develop an organizational culture.
- Determine the steps to profitability.
- Identify potential sources of funding for your business.
- Launch your business.