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Elevate, Inc. Founder Aakash Patel named to HCC Board of Trustees

June 18, 2021

TAMPA, FL – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis today named Aakash Patel, the founder and president of Elevate, Inc., to the Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Board of Trustees.  Founded in 1968, HCC is one of 28 member institutions in the Florida College System. “I am honored to receive Governor DeSantis’ nomination,” Patel said. “The future of... Read More »


Tampa-based Healthcare Technology Company eRemede Hosts Launch Party at the Tampa Club

June 15, 2021

More great news for the Tampa innovation and technology scene; Tampa-based patient engagement platform eRemede hosted their official launch party this week at the Tampa Club. eRemede is headed by CEO, Founder, and Tampa native, Ben Sever who’s demonstrated track record of success within corporate business development and serial entrepreneurship makes this company’s future especially... Read More »


Elevate, Inc. Welcomes New Client SaltBlock Hospitality

June 15, 2021

The Elevate Tampa team is proud to welcome new client SaltBlock Hospitality Group.  Born in Tampa Bay, SaltBlock Hospitality has been raising the bar on the food and beverage catering experience since it was founded in 2014. From small private meetings and dinners to large corporate parties and weddings, the SaltBlock Hospitality team is dedicated... Read More »


BDO is Proud to Announce New Team Members

June 15, 2021

Brittany Alvarado balvarado@bdo.com Tel.: 813-302-6607 Tampa 501 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 910 Tampa, FL 33602   Brittany Alvarado, Tax Associate, Tampa   Brittany joins BDO from University of Florida where she studied accounting with a concentration in tax. Fun fact: Brittany knows how to play the violin. Josh Baker jbaker@bdo.com Tel.: 407-781-0170 Orlando 5450 S Orange Ave, Suite... Read More »


CareerSource Tampa Bay to Place Nearly 700 Youth in Summer Jobs

June 1, 2021

TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) will kick off their Summer Job Connection 2021 Youth Summit at a Tampa hotel. The week-long event starts on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and runs until Friday, June 4, 2021. This Summer Job Connection Youth Summit is an invitation-only summit. It will have more than 700 young adults... Read More »


eRemede’s Culture of Empowerment

May 18, 2021

Tampa-based healthcare technology company eRemede has figured out the “secret sauce” on empowering their employees and creating passion and buzz within each team member. eRemede offers every team member from interns all the way up to the chairman of the board, access to their advisory board, executive coaches, Agile training, and self-paced certifications. “It’s imperative... Read More »


CareerSource Tampa Bay is Impacting Our Community

May 18, 2021

As a non-profit organization CareerSource Tampa Bay is fully dedicated to our community. Whether you are an employer or a job seeker this organization is designed to help you. On May 11th John Flanagan, who serves as the current CEO had the opportunity to speak at an event known as “Breakfast with an Executive” where... Read More »


BDO is Proud to Welcome New Team Member, Brian McCrathy!

May 18, 2021

Brian is a Senior Manager at BDO with eight years of experience understanding client strategies, initiatives, processes and issues around IT controls, assurance and compliance. He graduated from the University of South Florida with his Master of Accountancy degree and is passionate to serve the Tampa community. His career has focused on serving constituents through... 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