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Business Seen – November 2012


Entrepreneur of the Year Women’s Business Expo   Click here to check out our Facebook photo galleries of these and other exciting local business events.

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Giving Back: Brevard Family Partnership

Business, Development

  “Our goal is to put ourselves out of business,” says Brevard Family Partnership’s director of communications, Geo Ropert.  “We know that’s a lofty goal but in trying to attain it we strive, each day, to reduce the incidences of…

Deborah DeLeo
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Q and A with Deborah DeLeo

Business, Profiles, Women in Business

Name:           Deborah DeLeo   Title/Company: President, TreeFrog Data Solutions, Inc.   Married: 32 years to husband, John DeLeo   Children: Two awesome kids – son, John DeLeo, Jr. (29) and daughter, Jessica Parker (27)   Years in Brevard: 15  …

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Connections, Connections, Connections

Business, Development

Speed Networking for Small Businesses by Julie Song What do you get when you combine the concept of speed dating with business?  Opportunity. This was the platform used for the 2012 Brevard Small Business Assistance Council’s (BSBAC) annual Business Resource…

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The Path to Prosperity

Business, Leadership

Following Our Traditions by Jeff Piersall   The only constant in life is change . . . and the battle can be exhausting.  I love the statement President Theodore Roosevelt made:   In the battle of life it is not…

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Gee, Thanks!

Business, Leadership

From Thanksgiving to ‘Thanks-living’ by Eric Wright   Rudyard Kipling, author of Captains Courageous and The Jungle Book, was not only famous, but was quite wealthy.  A newspaper reporter once approached him and said, “Mr. Kipling, I read that the…

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Producing a Great Product

Business, Profiles, Women in Business

More Manufacturers Rely on SolTec Electronics for Supply Chain Excellence by Kara Coyer Few businesses can claim the same level of success within their first four years as SolTec Electronics.  The local original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and electronic manufacturing services…

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People: Your Most Valuable Resource


Spherion Staffing Services Matches Employees and Employers by Carl Kotala When Marj Bartok decided it was time to buy the Brevard County chapter of Spherion Staffing Services from a trusted friend, she knew a lot about the business, but not…