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Elevate, Inc. Supports Dress for Success Tampa Bay

March 9, 2016

Dress for Success Tampa Bay celebrated its 17th anniversary with a luncheon and fashion show at Mainsail Event & Conference Center on October 22nd.  Dress for Success Tampa Bay supporters arrived early to network, mingle, and participate in the Pick Your Prize Raffle. Honorary Chairs Renee Vaughn and Penny Vinik did a fantastic job as honorary chairs of the... Read More »

New Superintendent Plans to Improve Hillsborough County Schools

March 9, 2016

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosted an exceptional Circle of Influence Breakfast on October 27th featuring Jeff Eakins, Superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools. Eakins enlightened the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce members in attendance of his plans to continue to improve the Hillsborough County Public School System. Jeff Eakins has spent 25 years of his career with... Read More »

Outstanding Leadership Displayed at Sunshine Bank

March 9, 2016

Elevate, Inc. is thrilled to work alongside Sunshine Bank’s leadership team to highlight the growth and success of Sunshine Bank to the Tampa Bay community and beyond. Sunshine Bank first opened its doors in 1954 as 1st Federal Savings and Load Association, located in Plant City, Florida. In 2014, the current name of Sunshine Bank was adopted.... Read More »

Emerging with Influence – November 4, 2015

March 9, 2016

Emerge Tampa Bay recently held the Emerging with Influence Awards at the TPepin Hospitality Centre and #TeamElevate was there to show their support for Elevate, Inc.’s CEO Aakash Patelwho was a finalist for the 2015 Emerging Leader Award. The beautiful event began with welcoming speeches from President and CEO of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Bob Rohrlack, and Major Bob Buckhorn. ... Read More »

CEO of Sunshine Bank Live in Studio

March 9, 2016

That Business Show listeners were charmed by Andrew Samuel’s infectious enthusiasm, perhaps the last thing you’d expect from an expert banker, let alone the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sunshine Bank. Andrew Samuel has been working for financial institutions since 1984 and became CEO of Sunshine Bank in 2014. Sunshine Bank opened in 1954 in... Read More »

Ludwig Selected as Finalist with Amazing Photograph of Downtown Tampa

March 9, 2016

Jason Ludwig, Owner of Freeway Photography, was selected as one of 40 finalists in The 4th Annual Tampa Bay Lightning Call for Entry Art Contest at the Amalie Arena! What were the judges of this year’s competition looking for? On the website it is explained, “It is simple…we are looking for art that visually celebrates Tampa... Read More »

Schifino Lee: What Does it Take to be a Challenger Brand?

March 9, 2016

On November 20, 2015 Schifino Lee hosted an informative brand workshop event. Local Tampa Bay area businesses were invited to attend to learn about what it takes to become a challenger brand. Schifino Lee is a national advertising and branding agency that offers creative solutions that grow businesses. According to the experts at Schifino Lee,... Read More »

An Evening of Hope

March 9, 2016

On Thursday, November 19th Elevate, Inc. and clients attended  The V Foundation event at Avila Golf and Country Club for an Evening of Hope With Special Guests George Bodenheimer Retired President and Executive Chairman, ESPN and Dr. Scott Antonia, Moffitt Cancer Center. Serving as the heartbeat of The V Foundation for Cancer Research, formed by ESPN and Jim Valvano in... Read More »

Young Entrepreneur’s Healthy Meal Delivery Service Explodes

March 9, 2016

That Business Show with Jamie Meloni welcomed Stevie Morgan, Founder of CaterMeFit, in studio. “My inspiration to start the company was based on my family, my dad actually,” Stevie Morgan said. Morgan continued as she explained that her dad works in the car business and as a busy business executive, not taking the time to eat... Read More »

Local Tampa Startup Transforming Patient Engagement

March 9, 2016

On July 3, 2015, the New York Times reported “Health insurance companies around the country are seeking rate increases of 20% to 40% or more, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected.” All the while, the US continues to spend a greater percentage of its wealth... 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.”

Gary LoDuca – Founder & Owner, Thoughtful Advisors – 401(k) Plan Designs