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Business news - Suntree/Viera/Rockledge
Rating: 3.48 / 5 (27 votes)  
Posted: 2012 Nov 08 - 23:19

New sales professionals

Prudential Sterling Properties has announced its newest sales professionals, Carolyn Rocco Grande and Nancy Quinn.

Prudential Sterling Properties services all of Brevard and Indian River counties.

Its Brevard County office is located at 2000 Highway A1A, Indian Harbour Beach.

For more information, call (3210 768-7600 or visit www.prudentialsterling.com.

Andy Ziegler Joins NdtArtemis

NdtArtemis has announced that 30-year IT veteran, Andy Ziegler, has joined the company as an account manager and Virtual CIO.

Mr. Ziegler is a longtime resident of Brevard County since graduating from Florida Institute of Technology in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science.

He began his career as a software engineer for Harris Corporation, also working for Scientific System Services and Paravant.

He specialized in communication software development and enterprise system management until starting his own IT business with his wife, Patty.

He has earned a wide range of technology certifications, and his experience includes an in-depth knowledge of IT that spans legacy systems, enterprise architecture, local area networks, wide area communications and a variety of technology platforms.

NdtArtemis is a multifaceted, end-to-end IT solutions and managed services provider.

The company helps drive client success, productivity and profitability by solving business-critical challenges through proven processes and innovative uses of technology paired with comprehensive support.

Services include computer network design, installation, monitoring and support, computer product sales, hosted cloud solutions, website and software development, phone systems, structured cabling, fire and alarm systems and more.

The company is headquartered in Melbourne with customers throughout the United States.

For more information, visit www.ndtArtemis.com.

New board of directors' member at The Children's Hunger Project

Stephanie Franklin was recently elected to The Children's Hunger Project board of directors.

As a member of the board of directors, Ms. Franklin will be involved in strategic planning, while advising and helping to direct fundraising activities and implementation of the organization's goals. These goals are summed up in the local charity's nine-word business plan: See a hungry kid. Buy food. Feed the kid.

Ms. Franklin brings her shared passion and expertise to help address the problem of young children coming to school hungry.

Ms. Franklin, director of membership for the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce of East Central Florida, has been dedicated to helping the business community since moving to Brevard in 2004.

She is the co-chair on the Advisory Council for Space Coast Volunteers in Medicine, is a 2010 Lead Brevard graduate and has served as the co-treasure for the Women's Center Guild of South Brevard and a board member for Friends for Animals Sanctuary.

The Children's Hunger Project is a Brevard County 501 (c) (3) charity that provides packages of food for hungry children so that they can get basic nourishment each weekend during the school year.

To date, the program includes 14 elementary schools in Palm Bay, Melbourne, Rockledge, Cocoa, Satellite Beach and Indian Harbour Beach. Further expansion is planned in the near future.

Nutritious packages of food are discreetly slipped into the backpacks of children that teachers know are undernourished on the weekends.

For more information, visit http://.thechildrenshungerprojec.org, call (321) 373-7083 or email bob@thechildrenshunger project.org.

CONTEC of Japan to buy local company

The board of directors of DTx Inc. has announced that it has agreed to sell DTx to CONTEC Co. Ltd. of Osaka, Japan. The acquisition is expected to close on Dec. 31.

DTx provides embedded systems to leading manufacturers of medical devices, industrial automation and defense applications. CONTEC is a leading provider of industrial control technology, testing and communication electronics.

DTx is headquartered in Melbourne, employs 72 people in the Melbourne area and has sales offices in California, Wisconsin and New Jersey.

The company has excelled in designing, manufacturing, maintaining and providing long-life logistics support for high reliability systems that are embedded into sensitive and regulated environments, such as medical devices.

For more information, email kevin.manuel@DTx.com or call (321) 821-7052.[pic]

Fine Homes International Specialist designation

JoAnne Infurna of Prudential Sterling Properties has earned the Fine Homes InternationalSM Specialist professional designation, conferred by Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services Inc., a Brookfield Residential Property Services company.

Ms. Infurna received the designation for meeting the professional standards set by Prudential Real Estate for sales professionals who successfully list, market and transact sales of fine homes.

Prudential Real Estate defines a Fine Home as a residence valued within the top 10 percent of its respective marketplace that is in top show-quality condition.

To qualify for the designation, Prudential Real Estate requires that a sales professional must have listed at least two fine homes or closed one fine homes transaction during the past year; earn five personal elective points based on criteria set by Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services; and meet standards for professional sales experience, including at least one year of full-time real estate sales.

Ms. Infurna has seven years of experience in real estate. During the last two years, she has worked at Prudential Sterling Properties, concentrating on upper-tier properties in Lansing Island and Tortoise Island.

Prudential Sterling Properties is at 2000 Highway A1A, Indian Harbour Beach.

For more information, call (321) 308-3259 or visit www.prudentialsterling.com.

Real estate office voted as best in area

Barbara C. Wall and Nancy R. Taylor, broker/owners of Prudential Sterling Properties, would like to thank the readers of Hometown News for voting Prudential Sterling Properties as the best real estate company in Indian Harbour Beach for 2012.

Combining the experience, enthusiasm and hard work of area sales professionals with the powerful and respected Prudential real estate brand is a winning combination.

Prudential Sterling Properties is the top producing real estate office in Brevard County for 2011. Prudential Sterling, founded in 1982, services all of Brevard and Indian River counties. The office is located at 2000 Highway A1A, Indian Harbour Beach.

Call (321) 768-7600.

BUSINESS CALENDAR

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

Sam's Club morning mingle: 8 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Sam's Club Cocoa, 450 Townsend Road, Cocoa. This is a free networking event.

Chamber nonprofits can sign up to have a table display for free. RSVP for a table at (321) 459-2200.

MONDAY, NOV. 12

The 4 R's of Leads Club Networking: 11:45 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 Fortenberry Road, Merritt Island. Seminar is free.

RSVP to the chamber at (321) 459-2200.

Power Hour Leads Club meeting: 6 p.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Cara Mia Riverside Grill, 11 Riverside Drive, Cocoa.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

Business Resource Council Board meeting: 8-9 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, 400 Fortenberry Road, Merritt Island.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

Melbourne Business Watch meeting: 9-10 a.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1005 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne.

For more information, call (321) 288-0274.

Financial luncheon series: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Melbourne Regional Chamber/Viera, 7720 N. Wickham Road, Suite 113, Melbourne.

RSVP is requested at www.melbourneregionalchamber.com. For more information, call (321) 622-8998.

Leads R' Us Leads Club meeting: 11:30 a.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at Brio Italino, 2005 Vernon Place, Melbourne.

For more information, call (321) 254-1687.

You Got To Eat Leads Club meeting: Noon. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Red Lobster, 215 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

Unique Opportunities Leads Club meeting: 8:15 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Café Unique Restaurant, 607 Florida Ave., Cocoa Village.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

Rising Stars meeting: 8:30 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Duran Golf Club, 7032 Stadium Parkway, Viera.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

B 2 B meeting: 11 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at Amici's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, 7700 N. Wickham Road, Suite 120, Melbourne.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

Viera/Suntree Area Council joint luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Suntree Country Club, One Country Club Drive, Melbourne. Guest speakers will be Phil Archer from the state attorney's office and Wayne Ivey from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Cost is $15 at the door.

RSVP is requested online at www.melbourneregionalchamber.com.

West Melbourne Business Association meeting: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at Buena Vida Estates, 2129 W. New Haven Ave., Melbourne.

For more information, call (321) 724-5400.

Palm Bay Power Club meeting: 11:30 a.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at The Knowledge Exchange, 5151 Babcock St. N.E., Palm Bay.

For more information, all (321) 473-8998.

Viera/Suntree Area Council holiday social: 5-7 p.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at Wesche Jewelers, 8145 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. The event is free to members and the public.

For more information, call (321) 622-8998.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15

Network$ meeting: 8:15 a.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Lazy Bean Café, 777 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Square Mall, Merritt Island.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

Chamber Alive @ 5: p.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, 200 Rialto Place, Melbourne. Cost is $5 at the door for members and $10 at the door for guests. Reserve a display table for $50.

For more information, call (321) 724-5400, Ext. 231.

Surfside Stars meeting: 6:15 p.m. Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Lobster Shanty, 2200 S. Orlando Ave., Cocoa Beach.

For more information, call (321) 459-2200.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SCORE small business counseling: 11 a.m. Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1005 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 254-2288.




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