EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Seabron A. Smith, the Executive Director of the Center for Technology, Enterprise and Development, Inc., fondly known as the TED Center, is charged with the Center's mission to provide entrepreneur training and counseling opportunities, small business assistance and technology related services to residents of Palm Beach County and the South Florida region.

He is a native of Florida and a graduate of Albany State University, Albany, Ga, with a Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis in Business Management. Seabron previously worked with the Palm Beach County Private Industry Council as District Manager of Southern Palm Beach County (now known as Workforce Alliance), specializing in job training and employment services.
Seabron is a professional with a history of creating and maintaining successful linkage between the private and public sectors. He is an experienced fundraiser and has demonstrated strengths in program development and project management using a comprehensive approach to community development which involves the development of several programs and services to hundreds of professionals and non-professionals resulting in the creation of many small businesses. He has developed and applied complex start-up procedures to promote business development, resulting in job creation, economic growth and community revitalization.

Seabron's goal is to create and develop a concept that will be promoted as the "Center for Entrpreneurial Innovations". This new concept will adopt a comprehensive approach to promoting and assisting small businesses.
The Atlantic Grove Project, a national best practice model for non-profit, for profit partnerships, located in Delray Beach, is an $18,500,000 mixed use project  featuring 55 townhouses, 46,000 square feet of retail/office and 20 condominiums.

The creation of a Community Resource Center and Mobile Computer Training Lab, utilizing 20 laptop computers with wireless internet access, which was made possible with a grant from the Hewlett Packard Corporation

The development of a Youth Entrepreneurship Program that engages a combination of 30 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with a college coaching component. 85% of those seniors have received full scholarships to major universities.

The development of a Women's Business Center sponsored by in collaboration with the Small Business Administraion (SBA), with a mission of training and counseling services for women owned business. This program services 22 counties throughout South Florida.


Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
Florida Business Development Corporation (FBDC)
Palm Beach County Overall Economic Development Program Committee (OEDP)
Business Loan Fund of the Palm Beaches, Inc. (Vice Chair, Board of Directors)
Milagro Center (Board of Directors)
Prestige Club of the Palm Beaches
American Diabetes Association (Leadership Council)
Lynn University School of Business (Advisory Board)
Business Partners Roundtable of Palm Beach & Broward Counties
National Register's WHO'S WHO in Executives and Professionals 2002-2003 Edition
Florida Alliance of Community Development Corporations
National Business Incubator Association (NBIA)
Florida Business Incubator Association (FBIA)
Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce
Delray Beach Merchant Association
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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
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Awards & Accomplishments
Legacy Award - 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals in South Florida
 
Metro Broward 2011 Annual Lighthouse Award Presented by Comerica Bank
 
Urban League Young Professionals - Business Advocate Award 
 
ICABA Honors Most Accomplished Black Executives, Professionals and Academicians
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Enterprise & Development, Inc
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Enterprise & Development, Inc
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