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EDC Economic evening


With more launches than ever before, a budding commercial space industry, and an increasingly diversified industry base, it is safe to say these are exciting times on the Space Coast. With all this excitement, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s…

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Business Seen


JA in a day Thirty local business and community leaders, including Jim Barfield, Robert Rains, Mark R. Malek, Brian Curtin, Natasha Cartagena Spencer, John Rivera, Rick Simonian, Larry McIntyre, Brent Peoples, Leslie Tibbetts, Sisi Sanchez Packard, Steven Hicks, Mike Williams,…

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Wayne Ivey | Brevard County Sheriff’s Office

Business, Featured

In most people’s minds the purpose of law enforcement is to apprehend criminals, which of course is true. But for Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, his mission takes on another, perhaps more significant, dimension — to prevent crime from ever taking place.

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William Chivers | Rush Construction

Business, Construction, Featured

The founder of RUSH Construction once referred to his company as a “30-year-old startup.” Much of that vibrancy and innovation can be credited to the company’s president, William Chivers, though he would be the first to deflect it to his team. Founded in 1984, RUSH worked almost exclusively on government and government-related contracts for the first decade of its existence, but due to the cyclical nature of the space industry, Chivers has helped move the company towards a more diverse track.

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Business Seen | WeVenture Summit


WeVenture’s IMPACT Business and Leadership Summit was held in Melbourne in August to encourage meaningful relationship building and create opportunities for business growth and leadership development for women entrepreneurs and business professionals. Kelsey Humphreys was the keynote speaker.