Downtown Business Spotlight: Executive Suite Professionals

-Emily Gregorchik, DVI Intern
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With over a decade of experience, Lisa Gufford knows how to give her clients exactly that they want. Her company, Executive Suite Professionals, offers high-end, fully furnished office suites for a wide variety of clientele. From single offices to quintuplet suites, these office spaces give clients a luxurious space to meet and conduct business as well as stunning views of the St. Johns River and Downtown. The dust has barely settled from the renovations to the 14th floor of EverBank Center, but Gufford is ready and eager to move clients into these spaces.

Executive Suite Professionals presents patrons with many amenities and services. The suites are fully furnished allowing staff to “plug-in and play.” Amenities  include telephone equipment, private phone lines, high speed internet and wi-fi, 10 hours of meeting room time per month, beverage services, parking, a full-time receptionist, on-site management and security, plus opportunities to network and much more. Guests are not locked in to long-term contracts, which gives them the freedom and flexibility to choose the space that is right for their business.

“I’ve had the word ‘no’ taken out of my vocabulary.  We will find a way to fit your needs, we find solutions,” says Gufford on the quality of service and what clients can expect from ESP.

Gufford is very excited to bring ESP to the Downtown area:
“Being in the industry and listening to clients’ needs, it’s been mentioned many times, ‘Do you have anything Downtown?’ I really believe in our city. So my hope, my dream, my desire is to bring one hundred small businesses to Jacksonville on one floor.”

Gufford hopes that bringing her business Downtown will help bolster the economy of the urban core.

“Not only will my clients be here with me, but their clients will come to see them. They’ll need parking, they’ll need dining, hotels, shopping, so it’s my hope that bringing Executive Suite Professionals to Jacksonville will help, in some small way, stimulate the economy to Downtown.”

Gufford, along with her two business partners are committed to higher standards of service for their clients, as well as helping to revitalize the Downtown area. “I’m very, very lucky to have two great business partners and two great friends who see my vision,” says Gufford.

Downtown is sure to see great changes with a company like this calling our city home and we are excited to welcome them to our metropolitan community.