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: Provide timely and focused strategies, resources, and support to encourage accelerated next-level growth for Florida’s second-stage companies.

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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Jennifer Taylor

President and CEO

Phone: (813) 956-0193

Ruth Buchanan

Vice president of business development

Phone: (941)799-0928

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Hannah Metevia

Corporate community engagement manager

Phone: (407) 476-8375

Consultants

Stephanie Kempton

System for Integrated Growth Team Lead

Steve Quello

CEO RoundtablE Facilitator