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Community Outreach at Florida Hospital

March 10, 2016

February 19th, the inaugural Florida Hospital Outreach meeting took place at the Florida Hospital Fletcher location.  Key leaders from Florida Hospital, such as CEO Brian Adams, were there to give an inside look at the future of Florida Hospital in the region as well as the steps that they are considering taking to better engage... Read More »

Emerge Tampa Bay Mentor/Protégé Program is Underway!

March 10, 2016

February 23rd, Emerge Tampa Bay held their Annual Mentor/Protégé Kick-Off Reception at Stageworks Theatre in Channelside.  Emerge is a young professional leadership program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce designed for emerging leaders ages 21 to 35.  The Mentor/Protégé program is an excellent way for young professionals to learn from business leaders in the Tampa community.  On the... Read More »

Dunkin Donuts Franchiser Vik Patel at Indo-US

March 10, 2016

On February 17th, the Indo-US Chamber of Commerce met at the HCI group to hear from Vik Patel, franchise owner of Dunkin’ Donuts and CEO of Purple Square Management. Originally from England, Vik started working in New Jersey as a manager at a trust bank in the mortgage industry. Then he decided to make some big changes... Read More »

Bob Hyde Speaks on His 22 Years of Active Military Service to Grow Financial Position

March 10, 2016

Bob Hyde started off his radio interview on That Business Show talking about the challenges that arise during a military transition. Hyde recently retired his commission as a naval officer after 22 years of active service, most recently with Special Operations Command. “I’m thankful for Grow Financial for giving me the opportunity,” explains Hyde. “They recognize that... Read More »

Dodge McFall Joins Grow Financial Team as Chief Lending Officer!

March 10, 2016

Grow Financial Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce Dodge McFall has joined the Grow team as their new Chief Lending Officer (CLO). As the CLO, Dodge will assume the overall responsibility for consumer, real estate, and business lending, as well as collections. Dodge joins Grow from his recent role as Vice President in the... Read More »

Tampa Chamber Circle of Influence

March 10, 2016

Last Friday morning, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce met for another fantastic Circle of Influence meeting at the One Tampa City Center.  Everyone enjoyed their breakfast at the University Club with spectacular views as the sun rose over downtown Tampa.  Chairman of the Tampa Chamber, Guy King, who is pictured here, introduced President Dr. William J. Lennox, Jr.... Read More »

LumaStream to Launch Lighting Solutions for Residential Markets

March 10, 2016

St. Petersburg, FL – January 4th, 2016 A new year marks a new market for a local technology company. LumaStream, a low-voltage LED lighting system manufacturer is expanding their residential market with the addition of a new 8-channel power supply and residential LED light fixtures. “We are excited to introduce our low-voltage LED lighting systems... Read More »

Welcome to #TeamElevate Global Alzheimer’s Initiative, Inc.!

March 10, 2016

#TeamElevate is happy to welcome Global Alzheimer’s Initiative, Inc. to our team.  Global Alzheimer’s Initiative, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was created to end the needless suffering that currently over 5 million Americans have to endure.  They are committed to funding promising disease modifying and preventive therapies in order to help them reach... Read More »

Helping You Feel and Look Your Best, Vein911 Holds Office Warming Celebration!

March 10, 2016

Thursday, February 11th, Vein911 leadership, staff, patients, business and community leaders, family and friends gathered to celebrate Vein911’s newest Tampa location. Drs. Christopher Pittman and Kirby Blankenship were eager to show off their newest Tampa location at 2815 W. Virginia Avenue near St. Joseph’s Hospital. The outstanding hosts for the evening, the Vein911 team, are vein... Read More »

Impressive in Design and Content, Baker Barrios Showcases New Website!

March 10, 2016

Baker Barrios Architects’ commitment to design is evident in every detail from concept to completion, from the building shell to the spaces within. Baker Barrios commitment to design is exposed through their outstanding website, engaging every moment as you browse through their diverse portfolio, services, culture, accolades, leadership and more. From iconic style, contemporary, designing... Read More »

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