PERSONAL & CONTACT INFO Name: Sten Garcia Company Name: Creatives for Connection, Inc. Job Title: Executive Director Company Website/Social Handles: www.cfcunite.org / IG: cfcunite
Büro Member Since:
I first joined Büro in 2013. Left in 2020 and came back in 2022!
Which Büro location do you work from?
What does your company do, and what is your role?
Creatives for Connection is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to empower Miami’s creative, solopreneur, gig, and small business ecosystem to thrive and survive economic instability through business education workshops, innovative tools, and connections to mentors that have overcome similar industry challenges.
We are a small business support organization committed to Miami’s marginalized communities. We exist to make a positive impact and be a resource to creative professionals and the self-employed alike.
At CfC I host business education workshops and networking events. I also forge relationships with accounts, lawyers, and financial planners. professionals that can provide important services to our community of newly formed business owners.
What do you like best about your job?
When someone comes to us with an idea for a business it's usually a side-hustle that they want to be their full-time job. I love being involved in the early stages of starting a business and then seeing that business owner quit their regular job to purse their passion full-time.
What is your business motto/philosophy?
Pursue your passion and IT'S POSSIBLE!
South Florida native since:
Hometown (if not South Florida)?
What are your favorite local hangouts and activities?
Favorite spot to hang and sip coffee, Vice City Bean. An Activity that has kept me out of the office way too much lately, Pickleball!
What's one (surprising, interesting, funny, awesome) fact you'd like Büro members to know about you?
I'm an avid dancer. My favorite styles are contemporary and shuffling.
What do you like best about working at Büro?
100% the vibe!
Tell us a "bucket list" item!
Attend a formula 3 car driving school.
What 3 items would you bring with you on a deserted island?
Music, paper and pencil, telescope (I know, I snuck an extra one in)
What's your comfort food?
Chocolate chip cookies
What movies do you watch or reference over and over?
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind