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Commissioner Joseph McMullen (Town of Oakland)

CEO\Founder HAPCO Music Foundation

Telephone:  800-409-6133

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Website:  www.HapcoPromo.org

 

Q:  Where did you grow up?

A: Miami, Florida

Q: What is your educational background?

A: -Pharmacist - B.S.
     -Health Service Administration - Masters

Q: What are your job responsibilities?

A: -State Pharmacist: Responsible for Profit and Loss statements for the WellCare HMO Pharmacy Florida Medicare and Medicaid Lines of Business. 
    -Commissioner Town of Oakland: Responsible for Health, Safety, and Welfare for the Town of Oakland Citizens.
    -HAPCO Music CEO/Founder: Promote the importance of music, arts and education for all we serve.

Q:  What professional organizations are you a member of?

A: -Rotary of Winter Garden - Board Member. 
    -Tri-County League of Cities - Board Member. 
    -West Orange Chamber of Commerce Growth Management / Economic Develop - Committee Member.
    -Florida League of Cities Growth Manage / Economic Develop - Committee Member.

Q: What honors and awards have you received?

A: -JERRY CHICONE AWARD in recognition of establishing a philanthropic legacy for enhancing and improving our community.
      -Florida A&M University National Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni 2013 for Community Service. 

Q:  What is your community involvement?

A: -Commissioner Town of Oakland.
     -HAPCO Music Foundation.
     -Partner Organization for Greater Orlando CARES Mentoring.
     -Board Member Mathews Hope Ministries 

Q: What do you want people to know about you?

A:  I live my life to serve others. My mission in life is to "Use my influence for those with little or no             influence" -- Pastor Rick Warren.  I do not like to be in the spotlight. I prefer to be on a team with           someone else in the lead or highlight others for their works and not mine i.e. Completing this form is difficult. :-) 

Q: What is your hobby?

A: Listening to music, watching sports live, bike riding, fishing, reading business publications, and home watching movies with family. 

Q: What would surprise people most about you?

A: I am shy and reserved until I get to know you. 

Q: If you own a business, please describe it and include your mission statement.

A: HAPCO Music Foundation Inc: Mission Statement: "Building futures through Music, Arts, and Education for deserving youth" HAPCO Music Foundation, Inc. (HAPCO) is a nonprofit organization that has been serving the needs of youth in arts education since 1999. Since its incorporation in 2002, the goal of HAPCO is to raise the awareness of the importance of arts in education, with a specific focus on the underserved youth of West Orange County, Florida. In this effort, we work directly to support educational arts programs, particularly in low-income communities, in exposing youth to the arts and obtaining resources for participating in arts activities. HAPCO is dedicated to serving and providing education, hope and support to students who are actively engaged in or seeking to develop a professional career in the arts or who may be using the arts to support the continuation of their education in other areas. Our vision is to enhance the ability of key art institutions in the cultural community to become more effective at creating and delivering programs to the public.



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Yog Melwani

Align CRE (Commercial Real-Estate)

Telephone:  407-654-8200

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Website:   www.AlignCRE.com

 

Q:  Where did you grow up?

A: Nigeria and India

Q: What is your educational background?

A: Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Hofstra University, New York.

Q: What is your job responsibilities?

A: Consult with clients to help create solutions to their real estate problems - Advisory, Asset Management, Brokerage and Development.

Q:  What professional organizations are you a member of?

A: Indian American Chamber of Commerce and West Orange Chamber of Commerce.

Q: What honors and awards have you received?

A:  

  • West Orange Chamber of Commerce Plaque – Recognition for Dedicated Service as a Member of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. 
  • United States Congress Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition – Board Member for West Orange Chamber of Commerce.
  •  Leadership West Orange Graduate Recognition.
  •  West Orange Chamber of Commerce Plaque – Appreciation for Dedication and Continued Support of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours”.
  • The Internal Revenue Service Certificate of Appreciation – for Volunteering Services to its Volunteer and Education Programs.
  • Hofstra University School of Business Dean’s Award for Service to the Community – for Offering Free Tax Assistance to the Disadvantaged, the Disabled, and the Aged.
  • Department of the Treasury / Internal Revenue Service – Recognition Letter for Participation in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.

Q:  What is your community involvement?

A: Vice Chair for the Orange County Membership and Mission Review Board, Board of Directors and Secretary Indian American Chamber of Commerce, Winter Garden Little League Team Sponsor

Q: What do you want people to know about you?

A: I have lived in Orlando longer than any other city.

Q: What is your hobby?

A: Playing Cricket, Basketball and Racquetball.

Q: What would surprise people most about you?

A: I like riding motorcycles and I am a southpaw.

Q: If you own a business, please describe it and include your mission statement.

A: Align Commercial Real Estate.  Advisory, Asset Management, Brokerage and Development. "from Concept to Completion" Our Mission is to always put the client first, as we “RISE” above any challenges we encounter! Our success and commitment are supported by our Values and actions:

  •  R = Respect - Treat others with dignity and value their contributions.
  •   I = Integrity - Uphold ethical standards in all that we do.
  •  S = Service - Meet or exceed the client's needs.
  •  E = Excellence - Always look for ways to improve.
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Mary Tomlinson

On-Purpose Partners

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 Tele: 919.529.2705

 

Q: Where did you grow up?

 A: Concord, California

 

 

Q: What are your job responsibilities?

 A: Owning my own company, On-Purpose Partners - I am both President and Custodian. I love serving my clients - especially outstanding companies such as Best Cleaners!

 

 

Q: What do you want people to know about you?

A: After a wonderful 18 year career at Disney, I have had my own company since 2001 and want individuals and businesses to be On-Purpose!

 

 

Q: What would surprise people most about you?

 A: I moved to Raleigh NC in 2013 to be closer to our first grandbaby - so am enjoying building the business in Raleigh and still traveling to Orlando once a month

 

 

Q: If you own a business, please describe it and include your mission statement.

 A: On-Purpose Partners helps organizations with 

- customer service
- team building
- leadership development
- change management

 

 

 

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Jason Johnson
Marlin Consulting, Inc. 
Telephone: 407-910-2498
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http://www.marlincs.com

 

Q : Where did you grow up?

A: I grew up on 2 small islands in the Caribbean, Saba and St Maarten.

Q: - What is your educational background?

A: I majored in Computer Science

Q: What is your job responsibilities?

A: I am a creative and successful marketing professional with more than 15 years of solid B2B and B2C marketing experience delivering profitable solutions for my clients that drive sales, attract and maintain customers, and strengthen their corporate brand.

Q: What professional organizations are you a member of?

A: I belong to the Chamber of Commerce, I am also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, as well the International Webmasters Association

Q: What honors and awards have you received?

A: Palm Coast Business Person of the Year

Flagler County Young Professional of the Year

I also been named to the Flagler Volusia 40 Under 40

Q: What is your community involvement?

A: I have been a Rescue Boat Captain and an EMT, I continue to support the community is various ways.

Q: What do you want people to know about you?

A: I believe every business can be successful given the right tools and training.

Q: What is your hobby?

A:  Scuba Diving and Archery

Q: What would surprise people most about you?

A: I speak 3 languages 

Q: If you own a business, please describe it and include your mission statement.

A: Very simply, we build great websites. Located in beautiful Florida, we want to see our community thrive. Our commitment is to provide you with friendly and responsive customer service.

 

 

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