Amy Kirkland is the Director of the Center for Business Development at Seminole State College. Prior to her current position, she managed the Small Business Development Center at SSC, assisting clients in starting, and growing their small businesses. As the owner of two Seminole County businesses over the past 25 years, Broadway Dancewear, a retail dance boutique, and Wonderfaux Designs, a custom decorative painting company, Amy learned firsthand what it took to be successful. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tampa, double majoring in Business Administration and Psychology. She served as captain of the UT women’s swim team, and was named an NCAA two-time All American. She received her MBA from Western Governors University.