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The Miami-Dade Beacon Council is carefully following leading edge economic trends including the continued increase of e-commerce which is reshaping the way business is done and the types of facilities needed for efficient business operations.
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Kimm Campbell, the Director of Broward County's Human Services Department, was recently honored as one of Legacy Magazine's 25 Most Influential and Prominent Black Women in Business and Industry. The magazine honors women of South Florida who embody dedication, prestige, honor, service, class and leadership.
Katelyn St. Pierre is an electrical apprentice with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 7 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Currently in the fourth year of a five-year apprenticeship, the 28-year-old Westfield native has already found a stable job working for Coghlin Electrical Contractors of Worcester.
In 1978, Beatrice Andrews took the first step toward a lifelong career when she enrolled in an apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 613 at the age of 24.
Regional cooperation seems to be the theme ending 2017 coming into 2018. After working on South Florida's Amazon's HQ2 proposal alongside the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and the Palm Beach BDB, it is now more clear than ever that regional collaboration is a key to success. Mike Finney, president and CEO of MDBC joined Dr. Mark Rosenberg, president of Florida International University and Dr. Rolando Garcia, campus president of Broward College at Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) to discuss opportunities and regional cooperation in the industry.
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