Team 2017-12-11T19:38:16+00:00

BRADENTON AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TEAM

A professional team ready to help grow your business in the Bradenton Area

Executive Contact

Sharon Hillstrom
Sharon HillstromPresident & CEO

New Business, Relocating Business, Start-up Business

Maxwell Stewart
Maxwell StewartDirector of Global Business Development
941.803.9038

Existing Business; Expanding, Metro-Area Relocations

Lauren Kratsch
Lauren KratschDirector of Project Management
941.803.9032
Mary Chilton
Mary ChiltonProgram Manager Business Retention & Expansion
Cindy Unzicker
Cindy UnzickerInvestor Relations & Events Manager
Jennifer Linzy
Jennifer LinzySpecial Projects & Communications Coordinator
Jeannie ShieldsOffice Administrator
Diana Garstka
Diana GarstkaAdministrative Assistant

MISSION

The EDC works to diversify the local economy by attracting and retaining high-wage jobs for area residents and connecting existing businesses to the resources they need to succeed.