Director, Partnerships & Entrepreneurial Activities
Warren Baucom joined the EDO in 2004 as a Business Assistance Specialist providing outreach and connections to the small business community. Warren has served on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership and as President of the Small Business Resource Network, SWFL Chapter. Warren manages local expansion projects and company relocations including eMaint Enterprises, Ace Hardware, Hertz Corporation, Newcastle Aviation, and Crown Linen. He also served as administrator for the Fort Myers/Lee County Enterprise Zone and coordinated various Horizon Council Task Forces. Warren is active with the Healthy Lee Initiative and the FutureMakers coalition.
Prior to joining the EDO, Warren spent 10 years in hospitality management, including roles as General Manager and Area Manager for high volume restaurants. Warren is a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Okinawa, Japan and Mildenhall, UK as an intelligence analyst.