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Regional Overview: DISTRICT 3

Business, Management

It’s not just the traditional manufacturing businesses that County Commissioner Trudie Infantini says are the ones that are shining these days in District 3.  Rather, she says the South Brevard district is being helped by expansions and new facilities at…

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Wuesthoff’s Johnette Gindling

Business, Profiles

by Debbie Shannon Johnette Gindling’s father died when she was 13 leaving her mother to rear five daughters.  The family bonded deeply, supporting one another but times were tough. “My mom didn’t work and I thought, ‘you have to be…

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The Evolving Workforce: Women at Work

Business, Development

Women have made significant gains in the workforce.  Sean Snaith, director of the Institute for Economic Competitiveness at the University of Central Florida’s College of Business Administration notes that, “Two or three decades ago, a role model for girls might…

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Ron Jon’s Debbie Harvey

Business, Management

Debbie Harvey says she lives in paradise.  “That’s why I tend to go to cooler climates (when taking vacations).  Last year I was in Oregon, touring a winery – I love fine wines, and am fascinated by the way they’re…

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Profiles: Lisa Jewell

Business, Profiles

Lisa Jewell Company: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Atlantic Coast (Indialantic) Position: Owner/designer Background: Florida-certified ES contractor who has been with her company five and a half years and has served a term on a national strategic advisory board in the…

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Profiles: Holly Wesche

Business, Profiles

Holly Wesche Company: Wesche Jewelers (Suntree) Position: Owner Background:  A graduate of the University of Florida, she worked in the family business on and off in the 1980s before joining full-time. About being involved in a multigenerational business: “I grew…

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Regional Overview: DISTRICT 2

Business, Management

Stability at Port Canaveral and Patrick Air Force Base are helping give a boost to the economy in the County Commission’s 2nd District. “The port has been able to maintain much of its momentum,” says Commissioner Chuck Nelson of District…

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Profiles: Beverly Rose

Business, Profiles

Beverly Rose, DMD Company: Exceptional Dentistry (Melbourne) Position: Owner Background:  University of South Florida undergraduate degree in biology and doctorate from the University of Florida College of Dentistry.  She has been in private practice in the Melbourne area since 1996. …