SARASOTA, Florida (August 12, 2013) – SouthTech, an IT solutions firm that has delivered and supported infrastructure and business management solutions throughout Florida since 1994, is proud to acknowledge being named one of 50 Florida Companies to Watch of 2013.
“We are honored to be named a Florida Companies to Watch award winner” says Paul Hoffman, president of SouthTech. “The whole SouthTech team deserves this recognition for its years of providing excellent client service and being actively involved in supporting our community. We are excited about the future and how we can support business growth in Florida.”
“This year Florida Companies to Watch attracted more than 600 nominees, and 106 companies were selected as finalists” says Hoffman. “Our company is proud to have prevailed, along with 49 other finalists, to receive the distinction of being named as one of the 50 Florida Companies to Watch of 2013”.
About Florida Companies to Watch
Florida Companies to Watch is presented by the Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) at the University of Central Florida in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. For more information, visit www.Florida.CompaniesToWatch.org.
GrowFL provides strategies, resources and support to second-state companies for next level growth. By supporting companies with Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring, GrowFL helps companies overcome obstacles to growth and leads them towards prosperity. Based on the philosophy of Economic Gardening – to grow existing businesses in a community, region or state – GrowFL is the program of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida, and it is a critical component to the state’s economic development strategy and Florida’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. During the pilot program from 2009 – 2011, GrowFL helped more than 400 companies create 1,400 new jobs and had an annual economic impact of $510.4 million. At the beginning of 2013, that number has grown to nearly 700 companies supported by GrowFL. For more information: GrowFL.com.
The Edward Lowe Foundation brings you Companies to Watch to recognize the vital role second-state companies play in the economy. The foundation champions the entrepreneurial spirit by working with entrepreneur support organizations nationwide to encourage peer learning among second-state business owners. For more information, visit EdwardLowe.org.
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SouthTech is an IT solutions firm that has delivered infrastructure technology and business management solutions throughout Florida since 1994. Capitalizing on their deep understanding of computer networks and finance, SouthTech provides planning, implementation and support for small and medium sized businesses. To supplement their client’s IT needs, SouthTech offers network design and integration services, along with their trademark PowerView Manage, Secure, Cloud, Hosting and Voice offerings. Accounting software and related services are available through its Business Software Division as a Certified Partner for Deltek and Intacct. SouthTech provides a one-stop resource by also providing VoIP telephone systems as a Star2Star Authorized Dealer. For more information about SouthTech, visit http://www.southtech.com or call 941.953.7455.
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