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Wuesthoff’s Johnette Gindling

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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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Profiles: Lisa Jewell

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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

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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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Profiles: Beverly Rose

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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. …

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Profiles: Sharon Love

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Sharon Love Company: Beachside Performance & Health Studio (Indialantic) Position: Vice President of Operations and Director of Wellness Background: A licensed massage therapist, assistant in physical therapy and pilates instructor, she spent six months aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy…

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Profiles: Ellen Sanders

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Ellen Sanders Company: Ichiban Cleaning (Palm Bay) Position: Co-owner Background: Has a degree as a medical assistant; started the business in the 1990s. Major accomplishments: Contracts with major medical organizations; does business in six Florida counties.  The company now has…

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Profiles: Shelly Sorchevich

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Shelly Sorchevich Company: NightWatch Security (Palm Bay) Position: Owner Background: Graduated from Purdue University, worked at Harris and DRS Technologies and bought NightWatch in 1996. Keys to success in the field: “Professionalism and training” About being a woman in her…

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Profiles: Pam Gatto

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Pam Gatto Company: Gatto’s Tires & Auto Service (Melbourne, seven locations) Position: Owner Background: “My daughter was three months old when my dad (Mike Gatto) asked me to help in the store for two weeks . . . . I…