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Business Enterprise Staff

BEP State Office

BEP State Office
325 West Gaines Street
Turlington Building, Suite 1114
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400

Main Number: (850) 245-0300
Toll Free: (800) 342-1828
Fax: (850) 245-0364

Bureau Chief

William Findley
Phone: (850) 245-0343
E-mail: William Findley

Operations Manager

Maureen Fink
415 S. Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33609

Phone: (813) 871-7190
Fax: (813) 871-7161
E-mail: Maureen Fink

Marketing and Site Development

Greg Coon
400 W. Robinson Street, Suite S-1026
Orlando, FL 32801-1784 Phone: (407) 245-0700
Fax: (407) 245-0706
Email:  Gregory Coon

Administrative Services Consultant

Mary Ellen Harding
Phone: (850) 245-0308

Compliance Officer

Alan Risk
Phone: (850) 245-0350
E-mail: Alan Risk

Business Analyst

John Ahler
Phone: (850) 245-7857
Email: John M. Ahler

Administrative Assistant

Phone: None
Email:  None

Regional Business Enterprise Consultants

Region 1 - Tallahassee

Consultant: Brian Ashworth
Division of Blind Services
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1114
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Main Number: (850) 245-0316
Fax: (850) 245-0364

Region 2 - Jacksonville

Consultant: Bernie Kaiserian
Division of Blind Services
1809 Art Museum Drive
Room 201
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Main Number: (904) 348-2730
Fax: (904) 348-2737

Region 3 - Orlando

Consultant: Jaime Payne
400 W. Robinson Street, Suite S-1026
Orlando, FL 32801-1784

Main Number: (407) 245-0700
Fax: (407) 245-0706

Region 4 - Tampa

Consultant: Anthony Arduengo
Division of Blind Services
402 S. Kentucky Avenue, Suite 340
Lakeland, FL  33801

Main Number:(863) 499-2385
Fax: (863) 499-2698

Region 5 - Sunrise

Consultant: Alecia Baker
Division of Blind Services
7771 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 185
Sunrise, FL  33351

Main Number: (954) 746-1770
Fax: (954) 746-1777

Region 6 - Miami

Consultant: Sharon Jadoo
Division of Blind Services
401 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Room S-712
Miami, FL  33128

Main Number: (305) 377-5339
Fax: (305) 377-5691

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