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Nancy L Boyle

Asst Dir Research Prog Svs

Small Business Development Center | Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Organizational management; knowledge of various industries, markets and products; assessing client needs, customizing appropriate solutions and rectifying problem situations; written and verbal communication skills, public speaking and training; and motivating, supervising and managing others.


• Master of Business Administration,
Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL 1986
• Bachelor of Science, Business Administration,
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 1980
• University of North Florida, Graduate Certificate in E-commerce, 2002


Nancy Boyle serves as director of the Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) at the Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) at the University of North Florida (UNF). She joined the FSBDC at UNF in May of 1992. As director of the SBRN, she provides a free resource and referral service for small business owners needing operating assistance; coordinates activities for over 325 professional and agency members; and promotes the SBRN to the business community throughout the state of Florida.

Since the fall of 2003, she has been an adjunct faculty member with the UNF Coggin College of Business teaching management classes, including Administrative Management, Organizational Behavior, and Organization Theory. Nancy has also taught various management classes at the University of Phoenix in Jacksonville.

From May, 1993 to May, 2015, Nancy was producer and host of the FSBDC’s local cable television show, "Speaking of Business". "Speaking of Business" was a 30-minute television interview show devoted to discussing topics and events relevant to small businesses.

Nancy's background is mainly in sales and marketing. Prior to joining the FSBDC at UNF, she held positions at the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Community Hospice, Junior Achievement, and has been involved with companies in a variety of industries, including the travel and office equipment industries. She is an active member and has serviced on the board of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).


• Florida Small Business Development Center Network Star Award Winner, 2007
• Small Business Development Center at UNF Regional Employee of the Year, 2005


Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), 1992 to present
Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1992 to present

Contact Information

Building 43, Room 2103

(904) 620-2489