Business Retention and Expansion Team Welcomes New Business Development Manager

June 18, 2015

Maginda Montero
Maginda Montero

This month, the EDC welcomed Maginda Montero to our Business Retention and Expansion team as our newest Business Development Manager.
In this role, Montero will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with companies in the Manufacturing, Life Sciences, and Defense and Security industries in Tampa and Hillsborough County. She will assist local businesses with expansions, permitting needs, and other programs designed to support them as they grow. She will also work closely with CareerSource Tampa Bay to develop and share her knowledge of the various training services offered by the county and state.
Montero comes to the Tampa Hillsborough EDC from Hillsborough Community College (HCC), where she was an Economic Development Coordinator and Project Manager for more than three years. In this role, she worked with numerous businesses in Hillsborough County and marketed HCC programs and products at trade shows, networking events, and conferences.
If your company is experiencing significant growth or needs help navigating the training programs available to upgrade the skills of new or existing employees, Maginda and our Business Retention and Expansion team are happy to assist you. Please contact Jake Austin, Director of Business Retention and Expansion, at or (813) 518-2640.