Invest with CFDC

Share Your Influence

Investment in the CFDC reflects a company’s commitment to making Polk a premier place to do business and championing a more prosperous and diverse economy. Initiatives of the CFDC are supported by the Polk County Board of County Commissioners and private companies dedicated to the economic prosperity of the community. Join and become an investor member.

Lindsay Zimmerman
Lindsay Zimmerman
Senior Vice President and COO

Our Investors


In addition to contributing to the growth and success of Polk’s economic development, our investors enjoy a variety of benefits and opportunities:

Build Polk’s ‘sectors of strength’

Recognition and marketing benefits

Be a part of industry-specific business referrals

Impact Polk’s economic and job growth

Network and engage with like-minded thought leaders at investor events

Opportunity to participate in committees to help execute CFDC’s mission and strategy

Exclusive access to CFDC updates and economic news

Add Your Voice to the Conversation

We are seeking a diverse representation of Polk’s business community and hope you will consider becoming an active member of the CFDC.

The generous financial support of our investors is essential to helping CFDC achieve its mission in growing an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable businesses. As a CFDC investor, you play a critical role in shaping the future of Polk’s economy.

“The CFDC is a great partner to work with on developing strong business opportunities and relationships for our growing area of the state. We value our relationship with CFDC and look forward to their continued success.”

– Emery Smith, Ben Hill Griffin, Inc.
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