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Q and A with Mohammad Hatefi

Business, Profiles

Title: Owner, 2000 AUTO Married: I’ve been married to my beautiful wife for almost 33 years. Children: I have two wonderful children: daughter, Maryam, 28; and son, Mateen, 21. Years in Brevard: We’ve been in Brevard for 26 years and love it…

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Building through Cooperation

Business, Management, Profiles

How Trust Can Expand Your Market Share People, companies and organizations often struggle to cooperate today because their egos don’t allow them to see the benefits of strategic alliances.  Simply put, nobody believes in trust any more.  Therefore, business owners…

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The Entrepreneurial Reward

Business, Profiles

The Heroes Who Serve the Heroes Many of us assume that the reward of entrepreneurialism is the freedom to pursue your business dream and then spend the fruits of your labors on your family or on the house, car or…

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Devon Hyde

Business, Profiles, Young Professionals

Devon Hyde joined Wuesthoff Health System in March after serving as Associate Administrator at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. As Chief Operating Officer at Wuesthoff Medical Center – Rockledge, Devon has direct responsibility for non-nursing departments and oversees the day-to-day operations…

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Elaina Friesel Garvin

Business, Profiles, Young Professionals

Elaina began her career at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. In 1993 while earning her bachelor degree at the University of Central Florida. She continued her studies and completed her licensing to form a partnership with Paula Savage-Harr, Senior Vice President-Investments. Their team has…

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Leasha Flammio-Watson

Business, Profiles, Young Professionals

Leasha Flammio-Watson was born and raised in Brevard County. She attended Ascension Catholic School and is a graduate of Melbourne Central Catholic High School. Leasha than received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. In 1995, she moved back to Melbourne and began her…

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Andrea Canterbury

Business, Profiles, Young Professionals

Andrea began working part time with Luke in 2008 as a technical writer in proposal development. While finishing her degree, she also worked as the Online Production Intern at the Orlando Sentinel. There she covered space shuttle launches and landings, compiled photo galleries and…

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Matt Gifford

Business, Profiles, Young Professionals

Matt Gifford joined Luke & Associates in June of this year to become part of a team that is responsible for staffing medical professionals to healthcare communities nationwide. Prior to joining Luke, he spent 12 years in private education working in recruiting, marketing and…

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Jennifer Rigsby

Business, Profiles, Young Professionals

Jennifer Rigsby is co-owner/manager of Merle Norman Cosmetics at the Avenue. A lifelong resident of Melbourne, Jennifer acquired her esthetician license just out of high school. Having been in esthetics now for 10 years, Jennifer has taken a natural gift and used numerous opportunities…