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Elevate Welcomes Colony Grill to Saint Petersburg (Opening Nov 1st)

October 26, 2021

Elevate is excited to announce the soft opening of Colony Grill in St. Petersburg on Monday, November 1st! Their new location is right in downtown (670 Central Ave St Pete, 33701) and they are open 7 days a week from 11:30am until late.With a pizza unlike any other, Colony Grill provides simple enjoyment, exceptional hospitality,... Read More »


Why Your Team Needs Reference Checks Brought to You By Proficiency Background Service

October 26, 2021

“Other companies only send an email for reference checks. Those emails may not be answered, wasting valuable time and resources. Proficiency Background Service calls the C-Suite and Director level personnel at your candidate’s previous employment personally and conducts in-depth interviews to vet your potential C-Suite candidates. This avoids hiring the wrong candidate and wasting your... Read More »


Pelican Women’s Championship on November 13th!

October 26, 2021

Please join us during the Pelican Women’s Championship presented by Raymond James and Konica Minolta, happening at the Pelican Golf Club in Belleair for the RSM Junior Golf Show on Saturday, November 13th from 2:30pm to 3:30pm.  By registering for the event (click here) admission is free into the Tournament that day for children and their chaperone.  Please... Read More »


BDO’s Team Member, TJ Nunez is Accepted into Leadership Tampa Bay!

October 12, 2021

“I am honored to be a part of Leadership Tampa Bay and have the opportunity team up with Tampa Bay’s finest leaders to engage with businesses and community leaders to enhance our knowledge of our region (the good and the bad) and find ways to keep improving.”- TJ Nunez Tax Managing Director 813-302-6622 (Direct)    368-6622 (Internal)... Read More »


Champa Bay Sports Announced as a Vendor at Gasparilla Music Festival

September 28, 2021

Tampa lifestyle brand Champa Bay Sports was recently announced as a vendor at Tampa’s annual Gasparilla Music Festival. The event will feature a variety of local businesses and vendors as well as nationally known artists such as Nas, Sofi Tukker, Sylvan Esso, Gov’t Mule and more. The Gasparilla Music Festival is put on by the... Read More »


Proficiency Background Service Announces Acquisition of RefCheck

September 28, 2021

We are excited to announce the recent expansion of Proficiency Background Service with their acquisition of RefCheck. RefCheck has been operating since 1986 and has worked with client such as White Castle and Victoria’s Secret. The RefCheck portfolio will enlarge Proficiency Background Service’s footprint in this very exciting and ever-changing industry. They also offered a... 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