Congratulations to Rudi for his accomplishments while serving the Florida SBDC at FGCU Bonita Springs office.  Rudi has become the “Go-To” guy for small businesses throughout Bonita Springs and Estero…

Rudi VrugtmanRudi is a certified business consultant at the Florida SBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. He serves as a mentor for current and future leaders of business organizations. To help them reach their full potential, he uses analytical and critical thinking skills, and the management, accounting and finance expertise he developed through his business experience over the last forty years. Rudi’s background includes more than 30 years as a business owner and over 20 years as an instructor of accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, leadership and strategic management. He has executive experience in both for profit and not-for-profit entities and has assisted in the start-up of more than 100 businesses in professions, construction, restaurant and food service, manufacturing and international trade. Rudi is known as a community leader having serviced on numerous commercial, community and charitable organization boards.