Had a great time photographing the first of many soon to come business development seminars last night! Nine of the area’s top business professionals present practical strategies designed to help you take your business to the next level. Sponsored by BankUnited & Costco.

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Lisa Langan has been a banker in the Tampa Bay market since 1981.  She began her career in a management training program and has been both a branch manager and a regional manager.  She currently manages two branches for BankUnited in the Clearwater market.  Lisa’s primary focus is helping small businesses by providing the most effective banking solutions to help them grow and achieve success.  Lisa enjoys acting as a resource for her customers.


Matt Lapointe is an attorney with the full-service, business law
firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA. www.sheehan.com. The
firm was founded in 1937 in Manchester, NH and now has fully-
networked offices in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Florida. Matt
manages the firm’s Clearwater, Florida office and has a multi-
jurisdictional practice, with active clients in both New Hampshire and

Widget Bookkeeping and Tax, P.A. is committed to providing high quality, professional accounting, tax and consulting services to our clients in a manner that incorporates sound professional business and personal ethics.  Our accounting team saves our clients time by handling the accounting function so they can spend more time running their business and have reliable financial data to make crucial business decisions.  Our tax team assists our clients with paying the least amount of tax legally possible while ensuring that the tax returns can withstand IRS scrutiny.

Olon Hyde is the owner of Office Pride Tampa Bay.  His business focuses on
providing complete janitorial services to businesses that range from
removing the trash to carpet cleaning and maintaining a high shine on waxed
floors.  He provides these services to businesses of all sizes.

He is experienced in providing LEED compliant, green cleaning as well as
industry specific cleaning, such as the medical field.  Olon has helped walk
many businesses through the process of deciding whether outsourcing the
cleaning of their facility would provide a healthier environment, be more
cost effective, and increase employee productivity and morale.