Workforce & Economic Development Network

Workforce Partners

CareerSource Florida is a statewide network of career development professionals who work directly for Florida employers to find, develop, and keep qualified talent.

Regional Teams:

CareerSource Heartland
REGION 19

Counties: DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee
Board Chair: David Royal
Board Staff: Donna Doubleday, President/CEO
5901 US Hwy 27 South, Suite 1
Sebring, Florida 33870-2117
Phone: (863) 385-3672 ext. 317
Fax: (863) 382-9067
ddoubleday@careersourceheartland.com
Media Contact: Pat Kozic
(863) 385-3672 ext. 317
pkozic@careersourceheartland.com

CareerSource Southwest Florida
REGION 24

Counties: Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee
Board Chair: Ken O'Leary
Board Staff: Joseph Paterno, Executive Director
9530 Marketplace Road, Ste 104
Ft. Myers, FL 33912
Phone: (239) 225-2500 ext. 15240
Fax: (239) 225-2559
jpaterno@careersourcesouthwestflorida.com
Media Contact: Jim Wall
(239) 225-2500 ext. 15235
jwall@careersourcesouthwestflorida.com

Economic Development Partners

FHERO

The mission of Florida Heartland ERO is to market, facilitate, and advocate for regional economic development in South Central Florida.

Terry Burroughs, Chair

304 NW 2nd Street Room 123 Okeechobee, FL 34972

Phone: (863) 697-6325

DeSoto County Economic Development Office

Mandy Hines, Director

201 E. Oak Street, Suite 201 Arcadia, FL 34266

Phone: (863) 993-4800 Fax: (863) 993-4808

Email

Glades County Economic Development Council, Inc.

Tracy Whirls, Executive Director

998 South US Hwy 27 P.O. Box 1003 Moore Haven, FL 33471

Phone: (863) 946-0300 Fax: (863) 946-0777

Email

Hardee County Economic Development Council

William (Bill) Lambert, Director

107 East Main Street P.O. Box 458 Wauchula, Fl 33873

Phone: (863)773-3030 Fax (863)773-4915

Email

Hendry County Economic Development Council

Gregg Gillman, President

644 South Main St. LaBelle, FL 33935

Phone: (863) 612-4912

Email

Highlands County Economic Development

Taylor Benson, Economic Development Manager

Meghan DiGiacomo, Business Development Manager

501 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870

Phone: (863) 402-6906

Email

Okeechobee County

Robbie L. Chartier, County Administrator

304 NW 2nd Street Room 123 Okeechobee, FL 34972

Phone: (863) 763-6441

Email