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Chancey Interior Design Partners

Sandra Chancey & Catherine Christie–Zanghi

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Sandra Chancey & Catherine Christie–Zanghi Chancey Interior Design Partners Tampa based firm Chancey Interior Design Partners, Sandra Chancey and Catherine Christie-Zanghi, began their lifelong...
Wesley Sherrill Winer

Wesley Sherrill Winer

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Wesley Sherrill Winer Glow Couture Day Spa Wesley Winer has spent the past 15 years creating Glow Couture Day Spa; a utopia, where highly...
Baldwin Casey Realty Group

Baldwin Casey Realty Group

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Baldwin Casey Realty Group Keller Williams Realty South Tampa Baldwin Casey Realty Group was formed in 2014 by Susan Kynes Baldwin and Sarah Baldwin...
Older, Lundy & Alvarez Law Firm

Susan Stromberg, Jennifer Meister, Kim Hamill and Frances Martinez

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Susan Stromberg, Jennifer Meister, Kim Hamill and Frances Martinez Older, Lundy & Alvarez Older Lundy & Alvarez is a multi-specialty law firm offering a...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Michael Lundy

The Face of Family Law – Michael Lundy

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |The Face of Family Law Michael Lundy Older, Lundy & Alvarez Meet Michael Lundy, Older Lundy & Alvarez’s Managing Partner and one of its two founding partners. He’s been practicing law...
Colette Florido of CR World, Corporation

Colette Florido

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Colette Florido CR World, Corporation Colette Florido, CR World founder, is an entrepreneur, mom and caregiver to her father. Diagnosed with dementia, his increasing aggression...
Jackie Zumba of Jackie Z Style Co.

Jackie Zumba

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Jackie Zumba Jackie Z Style Co. Trendsetter. Fashionista. Risk-Taker. Super-Mom. These are all words and phrases commonly used by people who know Jackie Zumba....
Mary Caron of The Epicenter Event Venue

Mary Caron

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Mary Caron The Epicenter Event Venue Fierce ambition and indisputable creativity are what define Mary Caron. Among her many passions, Mary devotes time to...
Maria Campos

Maria E. Campos

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Maria E. Campos Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel Maria began her career 18 years ago as part of the opening team for the JW...
Cynthia Keenan

Cynthia Keenan

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Cynthia Keenan Blo Blow Dry Bar Cynthia Keenan, the local owner and Franchise Partner of North America’s original Blo Blow Dry Bar, sets the...
Melanie Griffin

Melanie Griffin

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Melanie Griffin Founder, Spread Your Sunshine Passionate leader. Confidence builder. Role model. A champion for the advancement of women, Melanie is a motivational speaker,...
Jackie Z Style Co.

The Face of Fashion

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |    The Face of Fashion JACKIE Z STYLE CO.    “Fashion fades, only style remains the same,” is attributed to Coco Chanel; it is also the mantra this dynamic...
Aakash Patel

The Face of Connectivity

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Connectivity AAKASH M. PATEL  Aakash M. Patel is an entrepreneur who is a Republican candidate for Hillsborough County Commission District 1. He has an entrepreneurial...
Kristen Witts McKinney

The Face of Culinary Dreams

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |The Face of Culinary Dreams KRISTIN WITTS MCKINNEY  After 23 years of catering, Kristin owns two Tampa locations of the Your ProKitchen franchise — a culinary incubator for...
Josephine Schaaf

Josephine Schaaf

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Josephine Schaaf Christie's International Real Estate Coastal Properties She Closes Deals in Heels!If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, just wait until...
Dr. Joseph Castellano

The Face of Cosmetic Surgery

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |    The Face of Cosmetic Surgery DR. JOSEPH J. CASTELLANO    An artist’s eyes, extensive medical training and precise surgical skills are what define Joseph J. Castellano, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.C.S...
Compass Land & Title in downtown St. Petersburg

Colorful, Bold and Creative Office Space

 With a flair for fashion and love of art, Compass Land & Title owners and founders, Phil and Valerie Yost, designed the new St. Petersburg office together. Rather than a stuffy and conservative law...
Josh Bramer

The Face of St. Pete’s Real Estate Title Insurance

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |    The Face of St. Pete’s Real Estate Title Insurance JOSH BRAMER    Real Estate title insurance expert, Josh Bramer, proudly lives, works and plays in St. Pete. The...
JOSEPHINE PULIDO SCHAAF, REALTOR

The Face of Tampa Bay Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |    The Face of Tampa Bay Real Estate JOSEPHINE PULIDO SCHAAF, REALTOR    “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, just wait until you hire an amateur.”Josephine...
Carol Pooley

The Face of Tampa Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Tampa Real Estate CAROL POOLEY, GRI    Carol Pooley is a founding Realtor at Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate services, with over 14 years of...
Edyta Chylinski of Spa Sudeva

Edyta Chylinski

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Edyta Chylinski Spa Sudeva Edyta is the owner of Spa Sudeva, a Holistic Day Spa located in South Tampa. She is a licensed Skincare...
Brooke Palmer Kuhl

Brooke Palmer Kuhl

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Brooke Palmer Kuhl RSBP EVENTS+PR Glitter and sparkle surround Brooke while she creates and plans the spectacular celebrations and events for her many clients. A PR pro...
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko

The Face of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery DR. GEOFFREY M. KWITKO    Dr. Kwitko has been treating patients in Tampa for 26 years. He has developed a...
Mary Caron

The Face of Event Venues

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Event Venues MARY CARON  Mary Caron lives in her own little world, but that’s okay because everyone knows her there. She is now opening up...
Jane Mak

The Face of Redefining Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Redefining Real Estate JANE MAK, REAL ESTATE BROKER  With a passion for helping others, Jane Mak has served the Tampa Bay area for more than...
Mini Doughnut Factory

Biz: Changing South Tampa One Sweet Bite At A Time

  Mini Doughnut Factory Creates A Frenzy   Patrick Ruddell and his wife, Zezura, have created a frenzy of sweet lovers in a small strip center across from Plant High School in South Tampa. On weekends, the...
Katie McGill

Katie McGill

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    KATIE MCGILL Dress for Success For more than 25 years, Katie McGill has provided unparalleled opportunity, encouragement, assistance and resources to thousands of woman in Tampa...
Georgia Watson of Yellowtail Realty Advisors

Georgia Watson

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Georgia Watson Yellowtail Realty Advisors She has a vision of her future. She always has. The President/Broker of Yellowtail Realty Advisors will see her dreams...
Chad Johnson

The Face of Health & Fitness

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |The Face of Health & Fitness CHAD JOHNSON  Chad Johnson has trained thousands of clients in his 15 plus years as a fitness and martial arts professional. He...
www.salvationarmyflorida.org/tampa

The Face of Compassion

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Compassion ANDY MILLER III, CAPTAIN  As a 6th generation Salvation Army Officer, the 37 year old leader understands the sacred nature of the Army. His...
Doctor Jonathan Urshan

The Face of Weight Loss & Wellness

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Weight Loss & Wellness DR. JONATHAN P. URSHAN, D.C., B.A.     Dr. Urshan is one of Tampa Bay’s leading weight loss doctors. His team has...
Diane DiCroce

Diane DiCroce

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Diane DiCroce Compass Land & Title of North Pinellas Diane DiCroce has been a licensed title agent for three years and lives in Palm Harbor,...
HILARY DALTON, DMD, MS

The Face of Healthy, Gorgeous Smiles & Regenerative Style

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Healthy, Gorgeous Smiles & Regenerative Style HILARY DALTON, DMD, MS    Thanks to her friendly personality, warm smile, and dental expertise, Dr. Dalton has been...
Business Lawyer Harry Teichman

The Face of Business Law

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Business Law HARRY TEICHMAN    Understanding each business and the family dynamics of every client has made Harry Teichman trusted counsel for 20 years. These...
Chancey Design

The Face of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |The Face of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design CHANCEY DESIGN  Chancey Design has built a reputation based on the concept of service and design excellence. It is a...
Susan Brennan

The Face of Investment Management and Trust

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Investment Management and Trust SUSAN BRENNAN    Susan Brennan is Sabal Trust Tampa’s new managing principal. Sabal Trust is Florida’s largest employee owned trust company...
Desiree Noisette of Cerulean Blu

Desiree D. Noisette

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Desiree D. Noisette Cerulean Blu Swim & Resort Wear Boutique Desiree is the founder of Cerulean Blu, a lifestyle boutique that captures the essence...
Enrique Crespo of Crespo Design

The Face of Interior Design

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Interior Design CRESPO DESIGN GROUP    Unconventional ideas and distinctive style are what define Enrique Crespo as one of the top designers in the area. A native...
Meaghan Hunter

Meaghan Hunter

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Meaghan Hunter Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. Meaghan’s perseverance for obtaining business for the company is part of NTC’s upward trend of new business and growth...
Jared Leal in Tampa Bay Metro

The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics JARED LEAL    Celebrating a successful one year in business, this young entrepreneur, Jared Leal, continues his quest for healthy and...
The Face of Commercial Real Estate – Jennifer Irizarry

The Face of Commercial Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Commercial Real Estate Jennifer Irizarry Jennifer is a Commercial Realtor at Lombardo Team Real Estate. A long-time Tampa resident and former business consultant, Jennifer has...
Valerie Harding

Valerie Harding

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Valerie Harding Val's Home Décor Valerie Harding is the CEO and President of Val’s Home Décor. The company was founded in 1989. Valerie was...
Tanya Cielo

Tanya Cielo

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Tanya Cielo Sky Strategic Marketing With a love for peanut butter cups, pranks, pugs, pigs, and Peewee (her pet squirrel), Tanya Cielo puts her quirky...
McKinlay Rose Interiors

The Face of Luxury Residential Interior Design and Décor

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Luxury Residential Interior Design and Décor McKinlay Rose Interiors Interior designers Kristen McKinlay and Melanie Rose have over 20 years of design experience that will...
Pamela Bell

Pamela Bell

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business    Pamela Bell Pamela Bell Properties At Keller Williams Professionally, Pamela Bell is in the top ten percentile at Keller Williams Realty in Northern Pinellas,...
Jane Mak

Jane Mak

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business    Jane Mak JM Real Estate Solutions If you are looking for an outstanding, experienced real estate advisor who knows the market, cares about her...
Tampa bay digital marketing tips

7 Tips to Expand Your Small Business

7 Digital Marketing Tips to Expand Your Small Business(Family Features)  Whether you’re just starting a small business or looking to expand an existing operation, marketing your business can seem daunting. The key to marketing...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Enrique Crespo

The Face of Interior Design – Crespo Design Group

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Interior Design Crespo Design Group Unconventional ideas and distinctive style are what define Enrique Crespo as one of the top designers in the area. A native of...
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Announces Expansion

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Announces Expansion

It’s all fun and games as it was announced today that Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa plans nearly a $700 million expansion making the Tampa location one largest casinos in America. The...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Frank Albert

The Face of Seminole Heights Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Seminole Heights Real Estate Frank Albert It’s hard to drive through the booming area of Seminole Heights and not see Realtor Frank Albert on one...
Older, Lundy & Alvarez Law Firm celebrate an anniversary

METRO BIZ: Older, Lundy & Alvarez Celebration

 Older Lundy & Alvarez recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the construction of its new office building in the North Hyde Park area of Tampa, at 1000 West Cass Street.  This premier law firm not only is a...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Janet Kuo Han Moore

The Face of International Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of International Real Estate Janet Kuo Han Moore  Janet Kuo Han Moore is a polished professional in real estate for 14 years, specializing in not only...
mobile banking in Tampa Bay

Our Smartphone Obsession Extends to Mobile Banking

|  Sponsored Content  |  Mobile Money ManagementThere’s no denying it — smartphones have become essential to daily life. From the smallest to the most complex of tasks, we’ve adopted a mobile-first mindset. For an increasing...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Chancey Design

The Faces of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design Chancey Design Chancey Design has built a reputation based on the concept of service and design excellence. It is a...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Natalie Baird

The Face of a Healthy Divorce

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of a Healthy Divorce Natalie Baird  Redefining the approach to end a marriage is why Natalie devotes her law practice to a Court-less way to resolve...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Kayla Zeiner

The Face of Fitness

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Fitness Kayla Zeiner  Kayla Zeiner is the owner and head trainer of Burn Boot Camp Westchase.Their mission is to ignite global health transformation through empowering...
Tampa Bay Business privacy concerns

‘Hacking’ a Major Concern for Bay Area Businesses

Corporate Privacy Becoming a Top Tampa Bay Business Concern (BPT) - As many as 43 percent of companies experienced a data breach in the past year – a 10 percent increase from last year, according...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Dr. Jennifer Hayes

The Face of Cosmetic Gynecology

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Cosmetic Gynecology Jennifer S. Hayes, DO, FACOOG  Dr. Hayes is the premier Cosmetic Gynecologist in Tampa Bay/Sarasota. In 2008, after years of providing excellent ob-gyn care,...
Dr. Joseph J. Castellano

The Face of Cosmetic Surgery

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Cosmetic Surgery Dr. Joseph J. Castellano  An artist’s eyes, extensive medical training and precise surgical skills are what define Joseph J. Castellano, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.C.S...
Faces of Tampa Bay Metro - Patty Soltis

The Face of Style and Image

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  The Face of Style and Image PATTY SOLTIS STYLEdge® is an image consulting business that specializes with alpha business leaders to establish credibility to their audience, without saying...

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