Lauren Little is the Business Development Manager for Idea Recruitment/ Dynamic Corporate Solutions, North Florida’s industry leading human resources consulting and talent staffing agency.

Lauren is the former franchise owner of Edible Arrangements in the Shoppes of Avondale and the Shoppes at Bartram Park.  A graduate of Duncan U. Fletcher, Lauren left Jacksonville to join the U. S. Marine Corps in 1982.  After serving 8 years active duty, Lauren decided to return to Jacksonville in pursuit of attaining a college degree in business management.  Lauren has held various positions in Jacksonville to include working at University of North Florida, RehabCare Group, the I. M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless and Fidelity Information Service.  Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Cum Laude) in Business Administration from Columbia College.  

Lauren is passionate about helping others.  She finds time to give back to the Jacksonville community by volunteering to mentor young ladies on entrepreneurship and motivation.  She also volunteers at the Clara White Mission to help feed the less fortunate.  

Community Involvement

  • 2016 Southeast Business Magazine Woman of Influence

  • 2015 Minority Vetreprenuer of the Year Finalist

  • 2015 Veterans of Influence by the Jacksonville Business Journal2015 Entrepreneur of the Year by the First Coast Business Alliance

  • 2015 Southeast Business Magazine Woman of Influence

  • 2013 Small Business Administration Veteran Business Owner of the Year for North Florida and the State of Florida.

  • 2011 Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Center Small Business Leader,2010 Women in Business Franchisee of the Year

  • 2010 Economic Development award winner for the Women of Color Foundation in Jacksonville.  


Listed as one of Jacksonville’s Top 50 Business Influencers, Lauren has been consistently selected as one of Jacksonville’s Top Minority Business Owners by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Lauren serves as a Board Member for Entrepreneurial Growth Council for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.Lauren is married and is an avid reader.  She and her husband and daughter enjoy spending their free time either sailing or camping. 


1845 Town Center Blvd., Suite 525

Fleming Island, FL 32003


Tel: 904.592.4332

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