You’ll come for the coffee, but you’ll stay for the donuts. Wait…no…well, yes, also for the donuts, but you’ll REALLY stay for the opportunities!
Unlike a traditional office space, or even the standard coworking space, collaboration and teamwork are the core purpose of this space. From conventional desks and offices, to multiple lounge spaces, to world-class thinkspaces, ELEVATE is all about collaboration.
Want to run your business funding plan by an experienced CPA? Want to learn about business formation from a practicing attorney? Of course you do! At ELEVATE, these are member benefits, and they are included in your membership. We’re here to support you!
Whether you are forming a new business or taking your existing business to the next level, ELEVATE is your launchpad for success. We are champions of all stages of the business development process, and we want to help you transport your idea from promise to product!
Where Work Meets Purpose
At our core, ELEVATE is more than workspace, more than collaboration, and more than business development. We are committed to excellence, and that takes many forms. We sincerely believe that it is our responsibility to help mentor and guide young and (not)young alike on their journey to personal improvement. We tell our members that having purpose is the cornerstone of building a successful business. We practice what we preach.
Membership Levels and Pricing
Virtual Membership: $50/month
Open Coworking: $100/month
Dedicated Desk Coworking: $150/month
Private Office Space: $250/month
Eric is a third-generation entrepreneur. He’s also a pilot, professor, and lover of all things aviation. You will see him run outside to look up when he hears an aircraft flying by. In 2013, Eric launched the Polk State College Aerospace program at our home airport – Lakeland Linder International (KLAL). Eric currently serves as the Executive Director for the Aerospace Center for Excellence and as the Site Director for ELEVATE.
Eric has counseled many businesses and potential businesses through the start-up phase and is thrilled to combine his passions for transportation and business development for his work here.
Meet Your Mentor Team
Have you heard the expression: “It takes a village to raise a child”? The same could be said about starting a business. ELEVATE offers an exceptional opportunity to entrepreneurs through our outstanding industry-rich mentor community. ELEVATE members have the opportunity to schedule time with our mentors for one-on-one coaching and discussion. Get ready to ELEVATE your business!
Tracy NealCFO, SUN ‘n FUN / ACE
Dr. Aaron JudyAerospace Engineer, Pilot, UAS Expert
Doug HuttonAS9100D Aerospace Industry Experienced Auditor
Larry ArkenCaptain at American Airlines, Airshow Performer, Entrepreneur
And Many More…