To create, enhance and maintain relationships and opportunities so that our community and business partners can thrive in Sarasota County.
Develop a strong and cohesive internal Economic Development Team in order to effectively facilitate Sarasota County Economic Development goals and to build and strengthen relationships with our business and community stakeholders.
Improve the economic welfare of the community’s residents.
Public: We have the Public’s best interests at heart.
Accountability: When we say we’ll do it, you can count on us to get it done.
Respect: We listen actively, express differences tactfully and resolve differences thoughtfully.
Teamwork: We work in an open, collaborative working environment. We won’t let each other fail.
Negotiators: We strive to negotiate in good faith with the best interest of Sarasota County and its citizens as our sole motivation.
Ethical: We support high ethical standards and advocate ethical values across the organization.
Reliable: We will be present and ready to serve when promised.
Alignment of assets and resources will be a guiding principle of our team.