About Us.

The Why

GrowFL is dedicated to support and accelerate the growth of second-stage companies throughout Florida, by providing their leaders with focused, efficient, and timely access to resources they deem important. Our programs provide connections with other second-stage company leaders, and to professional organizations whose expertise, experience, and products lead to the second-stage company’s continued growth and prosperity, resulting in the diversification and growth of Florida’s economy. Second-stage growth companies have at least 6 employees and $750 thousand in revenue and possess the intent and desire to grow beyond second-stage.

Vision & Mission

Vision: To be the preeminent resource and collaborative organization for Florida’s second-stage companies and their leaders.

Mission: To provide resources for CEOs of second-stage companies to help them overcome unique challenges and accelerate business growth.

GrowFL Guiding Principles and Values

  • We operate with a team-based approach.
  • We perpetuate a spirit of connectivity.
  • We advocate for the organization to promote partnerships.
  • We focus on the needs of the CEO to encourage growth and prosperity.
  • We are servant leaders.

Meet the Team

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Tammie Sweet


Phone: (407) 498-5323

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Melissa Sileo

 community engagement manager

Phone: (407) 435-8487


Stephanie Kempton

System for Integrated Growth Team Lead

Steve Quello

CEO RoundtablE Facilitator