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Patriot Technology Solutions welcomes CMO Andrade in Fort Lauderdale

Andrade will handle marketing, sales and business development activities for PatTech's SaaS-based, value chain management platform, executing growth strategies for the firm’s software and professional technology services.

Xcelience announces opening of new executive headquarters in Tampa

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and others recently gathered to witness Xcelience’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand-new, state-of-the art laboratories and executive headquarters, a 71,000-square-foot facility at 4910 Savarese Circle in Tampa.

GlobeNet announces network expansion into São Paulo, Brazil

In anticipation of the 2016 Olympics, wholesale data network service provider GlobeNet will play a key role in worldwide coverage as it expands its network to a new Point of Presence (PoP) in São Paulo, Brazil.

National Commerce Corporation acquires Reunion Bank of Florida in merger

National Commerce Corporation (NCC), parent company of Alabama-based National Bank of Commerce (NBC), announced on Monday the completion of the merger of NBC and Reunion Bank of Florida, headquartered in Tavares, Florida, from Birmingham, Alabama.

United Launch Alliance satellite to provide GPS services for U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a GPS IIF-11 U.S. Air Force satellite launched from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, catapulting next-generation GPS satellites into operation at precisely 12:13 p.m. on Oct. 31.

CareerSource South Florida celebrates recovery, decade of consistent progress

Returning from the brink of ruin 10 years ago, CareerSource South Florida has rebounded with passion and drive due to strong leadership and clear vision, achieving considerable progress, the organization reported yesterday from Miami, Florida.

Oncology tech merger creates Rennova Health in South Florida

Rennova Health has emerged as a new entity following the combination of Medytox Solutions, Inc., a clinical healthcare corporation owning five labs nationwide, with oncology solutions provider CollabRx, Inc., Monday in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Grant Writing USA hosts two-day workshop in Gainesville

Those working with nonprofits, public and private schools, government agencies and many other organizations across all disciplines and proficiency levels can sharpen their grant-writing skills with a two-day workshop in Gainesville, Florida, Dec. 3 and 4.

Florida's Jarden Corporation acquires Visant Holding in $1.5 billion deal

Florida-based consumer products company Jarden Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of Jostens’ parent company, Visant Holding Corp., in a transaction worth approximately $1.5 billion — plus a $200 million add-on — Monday from Miami.

Crunch franchise operation launches noncompetitive Bradenton gym

“Fusing fitness and entertainment,” Crunch Gym has officially opened its newest innovative workout venue in the Fountains Plaza shopping center at 4836 14th St. West in Bradenton, Florida, the firm announced yesterday from New York.

Orlando’s Massey Services acquires Oklahoma-based ECOSHIELD Pest Control

Harvey Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, announced the purchase of ECOSHIELD Pest Control of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tuesday at Massey’s Orlando headquarters, signaling further expansion for the industry’s fifth largest enterprise.

Gallagher Risk Management’s Florida team chooses EigenPrism platform to protect assets

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., a property and casualty brokerage branch of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has selected EigenPrism, a catastrophe-exposure analytics and modeling platform, to shore up its Florida brokerages.

Athena Real Estate invests in Florida self-storage venues

Anchoring its presence along the Eastern Seaboard with the purchase of new Florida properties, Athena Real Estate announced from Danbury, Connecticut, its recent acquisition of two self-storage businesses to enhance and diversify its portfolio yesterday.

Florida’s Delavaco Group energizes Speed League motor sports enterprise

Fort Lauderdale-based Delavaco Group, a private equity and merchant banking firm, on Thursday revealed a major funding deal to boost Speed League Inc.’s plans for growth in the booming motor sports industry.

Alliance HealthCare Services partners with PRC Associates in Florida

Radiology outsource provider Alliance HealthCare Services and pain management service provider PRC Associates announced a joint venture partnership, designed to broaden one another’s national presence while improving access to patient care.

City of Tallahassee wins acclaim as top digital city

Rated in the nation’s top 10 communities by the Center for Digital Government’s 2015 survey, Tallahassee, Florida, was honored in a Nov. 6 Nashville award ceremony for its innovative management via various technological applications.

Above Board Chamber of Florida to host digital marketing workshop with affiliates

Above Board Chamber of Florida, in partnership with Constant Contact, invites the public to attend its free marketing strategy event at Florida Gulf Coast University Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Cape Coral, Florida.

Sennett joins World Impact Real Estate in Destin, Florida

A multilingual, certified pilot and leading realtor, Chris Sennett has recently been announced as the newest member of Destin’s World Impact Real Estate firm.

Rubio’s Restaurants expands to East Coast with eight Florida locations

Rubio’s Restaurants will acquire eight Florida restaurant locations, now operating as Lime Fresh Mexican Grills, from Ruby Tuesday, with plans to convert them into Rubio’s Coastal Grill outlets, the group recently announced in San Diego, California.

Dixon Ticonderoga launches Orlando area museum, art gallery

Global personalities gathered to hear CEO Tim Gomez toast original exhibits — including some rare recovered items — at the new Dixon Ticonderoga National Museum & Fine Art Gallery’s grand opening last weekend in Lake Mary, Florida.

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