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Hyde Park Capital Welcomes Associate Josh Paul

July 26, 2021

Josh Paul serves as an Associate at Hyde Park Capital. Specializing in mergers and acquisitions, Josh takes pride in negotiating the best deal, both quantitatively and qualitatively, for his clients. Josh holds the Series 79 securities license for Investment Banking Registered Representatives. Prior to his current role at Hyde Park Capital, Josh served as an... Read More »


Top 5 Reasons to use Socially Funded at Your Next Event

July 26, 2021

Socially Funded does all the work for you! They will help you choose the appropriate items to match your guest’s interest and they’ll setup, man, take payments and break down the display. Easy money for your non-profit! They are a philanthropic organization with the goal to raise the most funds at your event. They write... Read More »


BDO is Proud to Announce New Team Members

July 23, 2021

Ricardo Reyes Cruz rreyescruz@bdo.com Tel.: 813-302-6635 Tampa Bay 501 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 910 Tampa, FL 33602   Ricardo Reyes Cruz, Experienced Audit Associate, Tampa Bay* *working with Miami-Brickell team Ricardo joins BDO from Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) where he served as an Audit Associate. Ricardo studied Accounting and Personal Finance at the University of South Florida. Fun fact: Ricardo is an avid... Read More »


Socially Funded Joins Elevate, Inc. As A Returning Client

July 13, 2021

Elevate, Inc. Is proud to begin working with Socially Funded for the second time. Zachary Abel, Founder and CEO of Socially Funded, was born and raised in Columbia, MD. He earned his Bachelor of Science, in Management Science and Information Systems, at Penn State. With an entrepreneurial spirit, he immediately set to work on collecting... Read More »


Elevate Inc., is Proud to Welcome New Client Rose Buggé with ActionCOACH!

July 13, 2021

LEADING EXECUTIVES AND ORGANIZATIONS TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL WITH CLARITY As an experienced coach and facilitator in the organizational development field, Rose brings over 25 years of remarkable leadership, business and personal development experience to executives and business owners. Rose’s brand promise is threefold – Advance a career. Transform a company. Achieve incredible results.... Read More »


Ben Sever: Tampa Native, Serial Entrepreneur & Serial Philanthropist Donates $100K+ Since Start of Pandemic

July 13, 2021

Ben Sever, Chairman, CEO & Founder of eRemede, MBP Ventures, and RGA Institute, has defined himself as a pillar of the Tampa Bay community committed to Tampa’s local innovation ecosystem, local economic development efforts, and start-up atmosphere. Ben has also dedicated himself to philanthropy in our community serving on boards dedicated to children’s research, technology,... Read More »


CareerSource Tampa Bay Discussing Hiring the right Talent-Post COVID

July 12, 2021

Hiring the Right Talent – Post Covid a presentation conducted by John Flanagan, CEO of CareerSource Tampa Bay on June 30th, 2021. In January of 2019 John took the position as the CEO of CareerSource Tampa Bay and immediately changed the mission statement to, “Connecting Talent to Opportunity.” During his recent presentation he discussed in... Read More »


BDO is Proud to Announce New Team Members

July 9, 2021

Natalie Griffith ngriffith@bdo.com Tel.: 407-982-7427 Orlando 450 S Orange Ave, Suite 550 Orlando, FL 32801   Natalie Griffith, Tax Intern, Orlando Natalie rejoins BDO where she served as an intern last summer. She studied accounting and business administration at Florida Southern College. Fun fact: Natalie loves reading and arts & crafts! Ke Li ke.li@bdo.com Tel.: 407-781-0171 Orlando 450... Read More »


BDO is Proud to Announce New Team Members

June 23, 2021

Charlie Battiste cbattiste@bdo.com Tel.: 407-982-7428 Orlando 450 S Orange Ave, Suite 550 Orlando, FL 32801   Charlie Battiste, Audit Intern, Orlando Charlie joins BDO from Nike where he served as an Apparel Specialist. He studied accounting at Florida State University. Josh Baker jbaker@bdo.com Tel.: 813-302-6608 Tampa 501 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 910 Tampa, FL 33602   Dean Blanton, Audit... 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.”

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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.”

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