SpaceCoast Business

DECEMBER 2012 ● VOLUME 7 ● NUMBER 9

 

FEATURES

 

Business Leader of the Year:

The EDC of Florida’s Space Coast Leads the 2012 Honorees

Finance: Bill Taylor, Community Bank of the South

Marketing: Charley Richards, Absolutely Natural

Technology: Jim Jensen, Satcom Direct

Transportation: Bill Potter, Melbourne Airport Authority

Nonprofit: Sandi Scannelli, Community Foundation for Brevard

Manufacturing: Dr. Robert Scaringe, Mainstream Engineering Corp.

Up and Comers: Steve Englehart, Phil Hayes and Brenda Radke

Tribute: Sheriff Jack Parker

People to Watch in 2013

 

Cocoa Expo Sports Center

The Best Is Yet to Come

 

What’s the Big Deal with Health Care Reform?

Changes to Affect Businesses and Consumers Starting in 2014

 

BEST PRACTICES

GUEST EXPERT COLUMNS

 

Economic Development

Jumpstarting Veterans’ Re-entry into Business Sector [Victoria Peake]

 

Vision

Leaders, Followers and Losers [Jeff Piersall]

 

Values

Hearing the Whisper of Tradition [Eric Wright]

 

Marketing

A Website that Can’t Be Found is Like a Billboard in the Desert [Steve Buck]

 

Human Resources

Culture Fit: Your Company’s Success Depends On It [Karen J. Gregory]

 

Education

Community Health Care Partnership [Dr. Lana Saal]

 

DEPARTMENTS

 

What’s GOIN’ On

Editor’s Note

Biz Style

Business News

One on One with Stan Payne

Q and A with James Dwight

Out of the Ordinary

Business Seen

Giving Back

Looking Back

 

ON THE COVER

EDC of Florida’s Space Coast’s President/CEO Lynda Weatherman and Past-Chairman Bob Whelen

Photography by Jason Hook