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:

Economic Development Partners


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

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


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


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


Hendry County Economic Development Council

Gregg Gillman, President

644 South Main St. LaBelle, FL 33935

Phone: (863) 612-4912


Highlands County Economic Development Council

Donna Doubleday, Interim Executive Director

One East Main Street Avon Park, FL 33825

Phone: (888) 388-4233 Fax: (863) 453-2822


Okeechobee County

Robbie L. Chartier, County Administrator

304 NW 2nd Street Room 123 Okeechobee, FL 34972

Phone: (863) 763-6441