Cellular Sales, the nation's largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently opened a new store at 1741 Dunlawton Ave. in Port Orange.
Cellular Sales was founded in Knoxville, Tenn. 19 years ago and has, for the past five years, been named by Inc. Magazine one of the nation's fastest growing privately-owned retailers, operating more than 540 stores with nearly 4,000 employees.
The Port Orange store is hiring eight new sales positions, which will be filled by local job seekers.
Exit Realty of Daytona appoints five new sales associates
Exit Realty of Daytona has appointed five new sales associates.
Aswin Suri, founder of Exit Realty of Daytona Beach, said the five new sales associates are part of a new mentoring and training program initiated in preparation of expanded offices at 3162 S. Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach Shores starting in late November.
The new sales associates include Boston native Bob Jenkins, who earned a bachelor's degree in communications at North Adams State College. Mr. Jenkins served as an auditor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for more than 30 years before entering real estate.
Karien Galien took over her late husband's business developing subdivisions in Port Orange in 1980, earned her Certified Specialty Contractor's license and then her Mortgage Broker's license. She is a Notary Public. Ms. Galien is a short sale and foreclosure specialist.
Cape Cod native Sean Hurley moved to Florida to serve as a field manager for Jeff Gordon's Pepsi Racing. After two full seasons on the NASCAR circuit, Hurley, a certified EMT/firefighter, enrolled in real estate school.
Kathryn "Kathi" Zawacki, a Pennsylvanian by birth, served three years active duty as a U.S. Navy Recruiter while pursuing studies at Nassau Community College.
Ms. Zawacki, whose career includes a wide range of sales positions and ownership of several businesses, earned her Florida Real Estate license in 2006. She specializes in beachfront condominium marketing and sales.
Colleen Pearson, who has had a long career in music, is originally from Toronto where she performed for many years as a solo artist. Ms. Pearson also owned and operated retail stores in the Georgian Bay area of Toronto before purchasing property in Ontario and pursuing a life-long passion for real estate and eventually settling in Daytona Beach Shores.