“We were raised the old school way; we treat people how we would want to be treated.” David Goodwald states this on behalf of himself and his brother Daniel Goodwald. David and Daniel are co-owners and operators of Twin Diesel Performance, a local diesel engine repair shop in Lakeland, FL.
Being honest and keeping your word true are both standards that these brothers hold themselves to, along with those they do business with. With this mentality and passion, they’ve been able to grow their business each year and connect with different people across the community.
Join us in celebrating the remarkable entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries who have transformed Central Florida into an economic powerhouse. With their relentless dedication, they have fostered growth and built a brighter future for us all. Let's appreciate the outstanding Central Florida business community and its significance this holiday season.
In the world of business, the saying "success is all about people helping people" holds truer than ever. Derrick Roberts, the owner of Stan Weaver and Company, knows this firsthand. Stan Weaver and Company is a manufacturers rep for heating and air conditioning for the HVAC industry.
Creating a name for yourself in your community can be daunting, but with passion and quality products you can win the communities heart… through their stomach. Meet Benjamin Vickers, owner and founder of Honeycomb Bread Bakers, who took his passion and spread it through the community. Read more on how he got to where he is today.
Matt Wade owns Day and Night Tires, a family business that services tire retreading. Located in Lakeland, Florida, Matt works with distributors across the nation to retread and sell new tires for major truck fleets. Since Matt joined their team, Day and Night has expanded substantially. Read more on how Matt grew their company and how Bank of Central Florida helped.
Owning a business can make banking complex. Hiring, managing payroll, obtaining credit; business owners need access to guidance. On top of that, they’ve still got personal banking needs like everyone else. From equipment and boat financing, read about how Bank of Central Florida helped business-owner John Bragg navigate his business and personal financial journey.
Tiger Concrete & Screed has seen rapid growth and success over the past decade. Read the story of how its Owner and President, Willie Aceves got started – and how he’s worked with Bank of Central Florida to finance his business’ success on our blog.
Entrepreneurs often face a variety of challenges and pivots in their journey building a business. Drew Barthle, owner of A1 CDL, has kept a growth mindset when facing all his new business challenges.
More than ten years ago, Drew Barthle was running a mortgage firm. When the recession hit, he decided to pivot.
When Sandra Shorter was a little girl, she wanted to own a cookie shop. After years of working hard to make her dream a reality, our team at Bank of Central Florida helped her get her first storefront. Read more about Sandra’s story, and why she chose us to help transform her business from a passion to her full-time gig.