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BRANDING YOU: THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR HEADSHOT

By Joe Anzalone When you think of branding, you might think of the basics: a fantastic logo, a clever tagline, a carefully chosen color palette. But in reality, branding goes way beyond your marketing “stuff.” It’s the emotional connection you create with your clients. In case you didn’t know it, YOU are your brand. Here’s… Read More »

Keep Options Open With Networking

Carey Hepler was comfortable in Corporate America. He had formed fruitful relationships as he had ascended through giants such as Citibank and Florida Blue—or so he had thought. Like countless counterparts across corporations nationwide, it was only after he was laid off in 2009 that he realized he concentrated too much on his work to… Read More »

2015 Top 40 Talent

As a college, with enrollment growing 23% since 2011 and currently more than 900 graduate and undergraduate students, the Davis College of Business (DCOB) has created an award to recognize our students for their performance. We have selected 40 students who have excelled in the classroom while continuously developing their leadership skills. After three years… Read More »

Pursue Your Passion…Money Will Follow

If you’re going to take a chance, take a chance on yourself. If you see a problem that needs solving, solve it yourself. It is always better to be the catalyst for change, than a consumer of the byproduct. This is how Automotive Broadcasting Network became the nation’s leading automotive digital signage network, providing quality… Read More »

An Artfully Crafted Duo

You can grow your business by helping other entrepreneurs grow theirs. Partnering with a provider of complementary services can create mutually beneficial opportunities by positioning you to better serve customers together. Artist Steve Williams and art procurement firm HAS Art Solutions provide customers with additional value by engaging them in the creative process. Customers can… Read More »

Don’t Get Lost in the Shuffle – The Importance of Branding

By Katrina Davis Branding is the lifeblood of a business. It is the personification of a company to a customer and answers the question, “Why shop here?,” from a psychological perspective. Branding is why people spend their money with one company as opposed to another. It is the foundation for the look and feel of… Read More »

Limelight Theatre staff expands

04 February 2016

Limelight Theatre, in an effort to provide the community with high quality live community theatre performances, has made recent staff changes and promotions. Kristin Pidcock, formerly Box Office Manager, is now the Director of Education and Audience Services. On staff for 13 years, Kristin graduated magna cum laude from Flagler College in 2003. She interned… Read More »

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Peterbrooke Chocolatier Celebrates Grand Opening of Relocated Shop in Ponte Vedra to Sawgrass Village

29 January 2016

Peterbrooke Chocolatier® is excited to announce the grand opening of their recently relocated chocolate store in Sawgrass Village Shopping Center at 333 Village Main Street. The official grand opening will be held on Friday, February 5th from 6–9 p.m. Come and meet the Peterbrooke team for samples of chocolate covered popcorn and other chocolate delicacies,… Read More »

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First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces 2016 Officers and Directors

27 January 2016

First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) members have elected the 2016 slate for Officers and Directors. FCHCC creates value through promoting and facilitating the success of Hispanic-owned businesses and by engaging the community at large in Northeast Florida. The new directors are Dr. Jose Nieto, D.O., Borland-Groover Clinic PA; Carlos Cruz, Hispanic Nexo; Angela… Read More »

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bestbet donates $11,500 to United Way of Northeast Florida during poker tournament fundraiser

26 January 2016

On January 21, bestbet Jacksonville and Availity hosted a charity fundraising poker tournament to benefit the United Way of Northeast Florida. Prior to the event, bestbet donated $11,500 to the United Way in continuation of the organization’s long-standing support of the non-profit.  Invited guests and United Way staff members enjoyed a fun-filled evening of poker, hors… Read More »

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Ameris Bank To Be Part of Downtown Jacksonville’s Skyline

20 January 2016

Ameris Bank symbolizes its expansion in Northeast Florida by becoming a part of the city’s skyline with its name atop the high-rise building Riverplace Tower on the Southbank of downtown Jacksonville. Sign installation began the week of Jan.18 and is expected to be completed by the week of February 8. The bank’s name will appear… Read More »

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Sbraga & Company Hires Justin Petruce as Executive Chef, and Erika Weisflog as Pastry Chef

13 January 2016

Sbraga & Company, celebrated chef Kevin Sbraga’s newest restaurant, has hired Justin Petruce as its new Executive Chef, and Erika Weisflog as its in-house Pastry Chef. Petruce, a 2007 graduate from Johnson & Wales University — Charlotte, comes to Sbraga & Company from Petruce Et Al in Philadelphia, where he served as a co-owner and co-executive… Read More »

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New Great Harvest Bread Co. set to open in Jacksonville

12 January 2016

Local owner Lorenda Tiscornia is putting the final touches on her new Great Harvest Bread Company bakery, which is set to open in Jacksonville on Jan. 15. The new bakery will be located at 11526 Lake Mead Ave., just off of Baymeadows and Gate Parkway near Atlantic Coast High School and in front of the… Read More »

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Women Leading Innovation in North Florida

11 January 2016

2 local businesses submitted for national competition Last year, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of the 2016 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge and Summit, including a nationwide women’s business competition to highlight innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and their families. The North… Read More »

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Community First Credit Union CEO Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Board of Directors

06 January 2016

Community First Credit Union, a full-service credit union based in Jacksonville with membership open to anyone who lives on the First Coast, announces its CEO and President John Hirabayashi has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Jacksonville branch. His term began January 1. Hirabayashi was… Read More »

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Community First Credit Union Opens Riverside Branch

05 January 2016

Community First Credit Union, a full-service credit union based in Jacksonville with membership open to anyone who lives on the First Coast, opened its Riverside branch in the recently rebuilt Five Points Village on Monday, January 4. Located at the corner of Margaret and Post Streets the center is the credit union’s 18th branch and… Read More »

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