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What We Believe

Innovation Drives Economic Growth

Our Mission: To lead the collaborative economic development efforts of the Polk Technology Region by promoting and growing an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable and evolutionary businesses.


It is our people and their commitment to service that really distinguishes us from our competitors. We’ve found a workforce in Polk County that will be the basis for our continued growth.

Damien Lamendola

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Randy Avent-FL Poly President

Florida Polytechnic University Selects First President

Florida Polytechnic University’s Presidential Search Committee has selected Dr. Randy K. Avent, an accomplished academic leader and current Associate Vice Chancellor of Research Development at North Carolina State University (NC State), to be the University’s…

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Haines City's Jonathan Evans Receives Credentialed Manager Designation

Haines City Mgr Jonathan Evans

City Manager Jonathan Evans has overcome initial doubts about his experience by at least one city commissioner and has received recognition for his skills. Evans, who has less than a year on the job in Haines…

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