The Team

Startup Quest was founded and is managed by some of the top minds in technology, workforce, entrepreneurship and economic development. With over X years combined experience in these fields, the team brings a systematic, analytic, and results-oriented approach to each Startup Quest® program.

Startup Quest® is a licensed curriculum of the University of Florida delivered across the U.S. and Canada by Focused Management Solutions.

Jane Muir, Co-Founder of Startup Quest®

Director of the Florida Innovation Hub at the University of Florida

Angela Pate, Co-Founder of Startup Quest®

President & CEO of Focused Management Solutions, Founder of OwnForce, Chief Information Officer for CareerSource North Central Florida

Bryan da Frota, Vice President

General Manager of OwnForce and Startup Quest®

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