Elevate, Inc. to be a TiEcon Florida media sponsor

January 8, 2019

Elevate, Inc. works with entrepreneurs all around the Tampa Bay area. This year, the team is proud to be a media sponsor of TiEcon Florida. As a new charter member, Elevate, Inc. President, Aakash Patel is excited to be a sponsor of this year’s event, “Entrepreneurship is a vital part of the Tampa Bay community.... Read More »

Elevate, Inc. Employee Spotlight: Daniela Espinosa

January 8, 2019

#TeamElevate would like to welcome Daniela Espinosa, who is joining Elevate Inc. as a public relations account representative! Born and raised in White Plains, New York, Daniela is a student at the University of Tampa, where she is majoring in advertising and public relations. Currently a senior, Daniela is an active member of the UT... Read More »

USF Announces Launches Black Leadership Network During Black History Month

March 1, 2017

Recently, the University of South Florida (USF) Foundation launched the Black Leadership Network (BLN), a member-based group focused on enhancing the educational and leadership opportunities for USF System African American initiatives and students. Anddrikk & Rena Frazier, Jerry & Ruth Bell, former State Representative Ed & Monica Narain, Tracy Muir, and Annette Billingsley Cheze are... Read More »

Welcome to #TeamElevate, Rebekah Potthast!

January 2, 2017

Rebekah Potthast is the newest member to join #TeamElevate as the PR & Communications Assistant. As a Tampa transplant, Rebekah has been passionate about seeing the city’s cultural arts, business, and social development since the late 90’s. She is eager to #ElevateTampa and expand her connections in the Tampa Bay Community.   Rebekah spent 4... Read More »

Sign up for Tampa Chamber Startup Scholars Program!

October 21, 2016

The Startup Scholars Program is an initiative that encourages innovation in our community culture and increases instances of entrepreneurial success. Our mission is to increase the competitiveness of the Tampa Bay business community by addressing and nurturing Tampa’s entrepreneurs and related business innovation in any industry. The Chamber identifies entrepreneurs and engages them in an eight month... Read More »

Tatiana Ortiz is the newest Elevate, Inc. member ready to #ElevateTampa!

October 4, 2016

Tatiana Ortiz just joined #TeamElevate as the new Public Relations and Communications Assistant Intern. She is grateful and delighted to be part of the team that is #HelpingOurCity. The Tampa native graduated from the University of South Florida and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. While at the... Read More »

Welcome to #TeamElevate’s Advisory Board, Pawan Shah!

September 12, 2016

#TeamElevate is very excited for the newest addition to the Advisory Board, Pawan Shah! Mr. Shah is the Chief Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer at Freedom Health and Optimum Healthcare, and has been working there for six years. He is one of the youngest executives in the Health Care industry.  Mr. Shah joined the organization... Read More »

Josh Kantor is the newest addition to Elevate, Inc.’s Advisory Board!

September 12, 2016

#TeamElevate is welcoming a new face to the Advisory Board, Josh Kantor! Josh Kantor is the Founder and President for Epic Capital, a fund investing in companies and real estate. Prior to establishing Epic Capital, Josh was the Director of Acquisitions for TRG Holdings, an investment holding company, and was the Head of Acquisitions and... Read More »

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“Aakash Patel, Chris Melvin and the rest of the Elevate team simply delivered. The connections Aakash made led to valuable relationships for me and new clients for RevStar. You can’t fully appreciate what Elevate can do for your business until you experience it first hand. I personally recommend their services to anybody looking to grow their network and business within the Tampa Bay community.”

Ken Pomella, PMP – CEO, RevStar Consulting

“If you’re looking to dive into the who’s who of Tampa Bay, Elevate, Inc. is the only way to go. Elevate worked closely with Tampa Bay Plumbers to help us get our foot in the door with the right business and community circles to help us grow. We appreciated Aakash Patel & Chris Melvin’s professionalism, attention to detail, and willingness to go over and above to provide us a quality service. The contacts through Elevate are numerous and professionally beneficial and the staff is always available to us. We enjoyed working with the Elevate team and will definitely keep them in mind for our future business needs.”

April Diemer – Tampa Bay Plumbers

“Working with Aakash and his team at Elevate was a great fit for our growing organization. His team helped us connect with key influencers across the region and identify opportunities. Together you work to define your goals and who you’re targeting and through their connections and network they can make warm introductions to the decisions makers you need to connect with.”

Chon Nguyen – Founder & CEO, Newgentek

“Elevate, Inc’s. business relationship building process and their specialized one-on-one client service has opened doors and created potential opportunities that we wouldn’t have been able to create on our own. If your business would benefit from business relationship building introductions, I highly recommend Elevate, Inc.”

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