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PATEL RAISES OVER $30,000 IN FIRST MONTH AS CANDIDATE

July 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2017 CONTACT: Elnatan Rudolph 347-610-2688 –  el@Patel2018.com Tampa Businessman Aakash Patel raises over $30,000 in first month as candidate for Hillsborough County Commission TAMPA, FL—Today, Tampa small businessman and Chairman of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County, Aakash Patel announced raising more than $30,000 in the first month of... Read More »


Ohio technology and software development firm relocates headquarters to Tampa

July 5, 2017

Contact: Michelle Bauer Tampa Hillsborough EDC 813.518.2644 office 727.510.2524 mobile mbauer@tampaedc.com Ohio technology and software development firm relocates headquarters to Tampa Toledo-based Vendita to add 15 new high-wage jobs in Hillsborough County TAMPA, Fla. – (July 5, 2017) –Vendita, a global technology and software development company that specializes in custom solutions for enterprise users of... Read More »


AAKASH PATEL DECLARES CANDIDACY FOR DISTRICT 1 SEAT ON HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COMMISSION

June 5, 2017

Contact: Elnatan Rudolph 347-610-2688 Elnatan@me.com TAMPA – JUNE 5, 2017: Tampa Bay businessman Aakash Patel today announced his candidacy for the District 1 Hillsborough County Commission seat becoming vacant next year. Patel, President of Tampa-based Elevate, Inc., has long been active in Tampa Bay civic and social causes, and in facilitating business initiatives to help... Read More »


Elevate, Inc. Hires Green as Chief Strategy Officer

May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aakash M. Patel Aakash@elevate-inc.com Elevate, Inc. Hires Green as Chief Strategy Officer (Tampa, FL – May 9, 2017) – Elevate, Inc. (Elevate), today announced the addition of Ashby Green as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer. Green, who most recently was a client of Elevate, Inc. will manage the... Read More »


New AAA Member Benefit for Outdoor Lovers

May 2, 2017

For Immediate Release Matt Land iTREKKERS mattland@itrekkers.com (813) 712-9352 Tampa, FL — Feb 28, 2017 AAA – The Auto Club Group partners with iTREKKERS to connect members to the outdoors Ever want to go camping, fishing, or paddle boarding, but don’t want to buy all the expensive equipment required? AAA – The Auto Club Group... Read More »


Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Earnings and 1st Quarter Results

April 17, 2017

Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Brent Smith SVP, Corporate Development (813)659-8626 Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. Reports Record Earnings and 1st Quarter Results Plant City, FL – April 17, 2017 – Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SBCP), the holding company for Sunshine Bank (the “Bank”), has released its unaudited consolidated financial results for the first... Read More »


Continuity Logic Relocating to Tampa

April 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TAMPA, Fla. – April 3, 2017 – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Continuity Logic, a leading governance management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, is relocating its corporate headquarters from Fairfield, New Jersey to Tampa. The company will create 30 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2019 and invest more than $180,000 in... Read More »


GOVERNOR SCOTT’S “FIGHTING FOR FLORIDA’S FUTURE” BUDGET INVESTS IN FLORIDA’S FUTURE STUDENTS 

February 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2017 CONTACT: Tracie White, Dir. of Communications 813-515-0806 twhite@elchc.org TAMPA, Fla. – Governor Scott announced yesterday that the 2017-2018 “Fighting for Florida’s Future” Budget recommends $1.1 billion for the Office of Early Learning, which is an increase of approximately $36.1 million. These investments will help ensure Florida’s earliest learners are prepared... Read More »


Leadership St. Pete® is proud to announce the Class of 2017

December 9, 2016

DECEMBER 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg, FL “On behalf of the LSP Planning and Executive Committees, I am excited to announce the Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2017. This year’s class is comprised of a diverse group of individuals who are eager to learn more about St. Petersburg and through their class project leave a... Read More »


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“Elevate, Inc. is consistently delivering new strategies for personal and professional growth and has a management team that is more plugged into the community than none I have ever seen. Aakash Patel is the guy to know if you want to speak with that government leader, that radio show, that newspaper—he’s the one!”

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"Bravo to the team at Elevate, Inc. who are consistently proactive in providing connections for the betterment of our business.  Well known and respected in the industry, Elevate has been instrumental in creating new connections with the media and with industry leaders.”

Jason Ashton - CallPass Tech/CallPass M2M Solutions Inc

“Aakash Patel is one of the most talented, thoughtful, and thorough professionals I’ve ever worked with. Intensity and passion for creating useful, stable solutions is unmatched. Every project shines brighter when Aakash Patel is involved.”

Niki Patel, Owner - Ikin Development, Inc

"The team at Elevate, Inc. is excellent at making sustainable, long-term relationships. Through Elevate, I have been connected to incredible business leaders as well as innovators that have assisted in the growth and development of Carmel Kitchen."

Alex Sullivan, Partner - Carmel Kitchen