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American Interiors Celebrated Veterans Day by Doing What they do Best

November 28, 2023

American Interiors celebrated Veterans Day by doing what they do best—wholeheartedly supporting the Folds of Honor mission. Since 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded 51,000 educational scholarships to the children and families of fallen or wounded soldiers and first responders. Last week, Folds of Honor – American Interiors Chapter helped add to that increasing number... Read More »

Nova Southeastern University Supports Tampa Hosts “UPDATES IN MEDICINE CME WEEKEND”

November 28, 2023

The fifth fabulous Continuing Medical Education weekend session of Updates in Medicine, our robust family-oriented event for our clinical and underserved medicine leadership, preceptors, and administration, alumni, faculty, staff, and student volunteers from the Photography Club was held at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach in Florida. This event, “A look backward, A look forward” attracted more... Read More »

Please Help Us Congratulate Jose Diaz with BankUnited!

November 28, 2023

Jose Diaz, Commercial Banker at BankUnited in Tampa is named as a new Board of Director Member at the Tampa Club. Jose’s commitment to our community is unmatched and we are proud to be associated. A message from Aakash Patel, “I am thrilled to have my friend, Jose Diaz serve on the Board of Directors... Read More »

Star Mountain Closes $1.2 Billion Direct Lending Fund IV Above Target

November 28, 2023

Star Mountain Capital, a private credit and secondaries specialist investment firm focused on delivering systematic alpha and uncorrelated market returns from the harder to access U.S. lower middle-market, announced it closed its direct lending Fund IV above its $750 million LP capital target at approximately $1.2 billion (committed capital including debt facilities). Star Mountain also... Read More »

We have big news to share!

November 9, 2023

LSF is excited to announce Mike Carroll’s promotion to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for our organization. After a successful career with the Florida Department of Children and Families, Mike joined LSF in 2018 to build and grow our Family Focus area, a division of social services programs focused on children and families. In his new... Read More »

Jeff Borham: Events with Our Clients

November 7, 2023

In the world of real estate, maintaining strong connections with clients is about more than just the transaction; it’s about building lasting relationships. Realtors have found that organizing quarterly client events is a powerful way to achieve this. These events have become a cornerstone of nurturing client connections, and they go far beyond mere social... Read More »

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