2018 Partners

Named one of “America’s Best Colleges” in the south for 10 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, Jacksonville University is a premier private institution. Founded in 1934, JU offers more than 70 majors, including degrees in business, marine science, mathematics, and nursing, as well as those in the more contemporary and specialized fields of aviation, music business, film and animation, sports management, and more. In addition, JU is ranked in the top one percent among Florida’s 400 colleges based on offering the highest lifetime return on investment. For more information, please visit www.ju.edu.

Sight & Sound Productions is proud to have been serving Jacksonville with top-notch event production services since 1987. From corporate meeting planning to conferences, conventions, concerts and festivals, we produce events that leave a lasting impression while providing unmatched customer service. For more information, give us a call at (904) 645-7880 or visit us at www.ssav.net.

For more than 160 years, we have been committed to providing our clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. We are proud of our longstanding history of supporting not only our customers but also our communities, employees and shareholders. Please visit us at www.pnc.com.

Acosta is the sales and marketing powerhouse behind most of the trusted brands seen in stores every day. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., the company provides a range of outsourced sales, marketing and retail merchandising services and solutions throughout the U.S. and Canada. For almost 90 years, Acosta has led the industry in helping consumer packaged goods companies move products off shelves and into shoppers’ baskets. For more information, please visit www.acosta.com.

Partnership for Child Health is a coalition of pediatricians and child health organizations committed to improving the health and wellbeing of children in Northeast Florida. The Partnership seeks to engage the expertise and dedication of the entire child health community — working to improve health outcomes for children with special health care needs and those at-risk by improving access to and quality of health services. Making a difference in the community begins by fulfilling the rights of all children to optimal health and well-being. Partnership for Child Health has had the privilege of doing just that since 1993 through effective child advocacy in the domains of clinical care, system development and the generation of relevant public policy. Please visit www.partnershipforchildhealth.org.

“G.E.T.” is a group of kindhearted creatives based in Jacksonville; who specialize in branding, design, print, web, video & marketing campaigns. For more information, please visit www.GetEmTiger.com or follow us at @getgetemtiger.

“If  Simon Sinek, Tony Robbins, Tim Gunn & Cee Lo created a company together, it would be Get Em’ Tiger.”

Gresham, Smith and Partners provides design and consulting solutions for the built environment that contribute to the success of national and international clients. For more than 45 years, GS&P has focused on enhancing quality of life and sustainability within our communities. GS&P consists of industry-leading professionals practicing architecture and engineering design as well as scientists and highly specialized strategic and management consultants in Aviation, Corporate and Urban Design, Environmental Services, Federal, Healthcare, Industrial, Land Planning, Transportation and Water Resources. GS&P consistently ranks among the top architecture and engineering firms in the world. For more information, please visit www.greshamsmith.com.

JAX Bridges, a program of the JAX Chamber Entrepreneurial Growth Division, makes the connections from small- and medium- sized companies to larger corporations that provide the game- changing opportunities business owners need to thrive. For more information, please visit www.jaxbridges.com.

Florida Blue is a leader in Florida’s health care industry. Its mission is to help people and communities achieve better health. Florida Blue serves more than 5 million health care members, and nearly 18 million people in 12 states are served through its affiliated companies. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., it is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit www.FloridaBlue.com.

Pajcic & Pajcic

The Law Firm of Pajcic & Pajcic specializes in representing individuals and families who have suffered a serious personal injury or wrongful death because of the fault of others. We take pride in our service – attentive, personal service to our clients and caring public service to our community and nation. For more information, please visit www.pajcic.com.

For 40 years, US Assure has been a trusted partner for insurance organizations. We exclusively manage, distribute and service the nation’s number one builders risk program insured by Zurich, and other property insurance products. Backed by an insightful, responsive and genuine team, insurance agents and brokers around the country rely on us for access to course of construction protection for new, remodeling and installation projects. US Assure is committed to helping our partners realize new opportunities, grow revenue and, ultimately, assure success. For more information, please visit www.usassure.com.

Simple, cost-effective solutions for tax compliance, payroll services and employee management. Greenshades thrives on tackling challenges and solving payroll problems so you can focus on more important things–your products, services, and customers. For more than 20 years Greenshades has led the way, creating solutions to make running your business easier. Thousands of businesses use Greenshades every day for payroll and employee management, and the confidence of being fully compliant with all payroll tax filing rules and deadlines. For more information, please visit www.greenshades.com.

For over two decades, Barbara Colaciello has written, directed, produced, and performed socially engaged theater that contributes to vital conversations in the Jacksonville community. Her studio, BABS’LAB, located at the CoRK Arts District North, is a place for experimentation, training, and performance, a place where the community comes together to witness work that uplifts, breaks barriers, and crosses lines. Through the practice of storytelling, she engages performers and audiences in examining complex themes in much more nuanced ways than our local and national discourses often allow. Her company Improv to the Rescue specializes in experiential and creative learning to enhance leadership and communication skills through workshops, classes, and coaching. Visit www.barbaracolaciello.com for more information.

As the largest CPA firm based in the Southern U.S., DHG combines deep industry experience, comprehensive accounting and advisory services and a strong commitment to personal service. Our passion for our clients’ success has fueled the development of dedicated practice groups, each immersed in a specific industry and offering comprehensive solutions that go far beyond traditional accounting services. Although every business and each engagement is unique, our mission remains the same—to build valuable careers for our people and help our clients achieve their goals. For more information, please visit: www.dhgllp.com.

Visit Jacksonville is the Convention and Visitors Bureau, or the official tourism office, for the city of Jacksonville, Florida. Our organization markets the destination’s 22 miles of white-sandy beaches, downtown riverfront hotels, natural preserves, first-class meeting venues and waterfront dining experiences to visitors, travel media and groups all over the world. Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles. The “River City by The Sea”, is also home to the largest urban park system in the nation with seven state parks, three national parks, a natural and historic preserve and dozens of city parks and gardens. Jacksonville is constantly recognized as one of the Top 25 Big Cities for Arts in the Nation for its top world-class museums and cultural centers. Visit Jacksonville supports a vital and growing component of the local economy, generating $2.2 billion in direct and indirect economic impact annually and supporting 22,000 jobs that span every sector of the economy.  For a closer look at all there is to see and do in Jacksonville, go to www.VisitJacksonville.com

More than 8 million people and businesses around the world use MailChimp. Our features and integrations allow you to send marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns. And our detailed reports help you keep improving over time. MailChimp has been around since 2001. We started as a side project funded by various web-development jobs. Now we send more than 600 million emails a day. We love seeing businesses start small, fund themselves with paying projects, and build up a strong API, so that’s how we run MailChimp. We create products and features that empower our customers to grow. For more information, please visit www.mailchimp.com.