PALM HARBOR – The Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce and Pinellas County Small Business Development Center at Pinellas County Economic Development are teaming up to offer business resources and strategic solutions for expansion and growth.
Cynthia Johnson of the Pinellas County Economic Development will be at the chamber office, 1151 Nebraska Ave., the first Thursday of each month to help small business owners find ways to reach their goals.
Johnson started with Pinellas County Economic Development in 2000 and was appointed senior manager of business assistance in 2001.
She manages the department’s entrepreneurial and small business assistance and development initiatives. Johnson specializes in business and strategic planning, entrepreneurial development, finance and small business innovation research initiatives.
She has more than 12 years of experience in economic development and over 20 years in training and development.
Johnson has a bachelor’s degree in education from Florida Memorial University and a doctorate in educational leadership and organization from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale.