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New Tampa-Based Company Seeks to Elevate Business Opportunities for Clients

March 9, 2016

Tampa, Fla. (January 31, 2012) –Elevate Inc., a multi-faceted strategic business development consulting firm offering an array of community relations and business relationship services, officially launched this week in Tampa, Florida.

The company, founded by civic leader Aakash M. Patel, seeks to work with clients to help them achieve their business and community goals by guiding and creating strategic relationships that are developed by the Elevate team.  Elevate seeks to help their clients learn about the community, connect with others, and grow their businesses. “By working as an extension of our clients, we are able to help bridge and create lasting partnerships that foster mutually beneficial relationships – both for their business and the communities they serve,” said Patel.

The firm’s areas of expertise and services include public relations, social media, introductions, community relations, target networking and government affairs.  Elevate is focused on working with businesses and organizations across the entire state of Florida.

Bill McBride, a member of Elevate’s advisory board and a shareholder at Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & McBride Attorneys at Law said, “Aakash is a dynamic and thoughtful consultant with unique access to business, community and political leaders.  He is a trusted advisor who has built a deep network of meaningful relationships.” Other advisory board members include Scott Price, managing director, A-lign CPA’s; Edward Ellsasser, president, PrimeGroup Insurance Services; Renee Vaughn, president, Williams Consulting Group; Brian Keenan, regional president for West/Central Florida, First National Bank of the Gulf Coast; Kim Thresher, attorney, Thresher & Thresher P.A.; and Sidney Morgan, chief operating officer, JSA Healthcare.

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About Aakash M. Patel

Aakash M. Patel has dedicated his career to serving others by nurturing and fostering relationships in order to create meaningful partnerships in both the public and private sectors.  His background includes work in public relations, marketing, government affairs, community relations, business development, and journalism.  He is a graduate of Florida State University and is a current member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Tampa 2012 Class.

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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!”

‘H’John Mejia - Host - InTheZoneTV

"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