(Tallahassee, Fla., And November 11, 2014) – Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce today welcomed two new company and organizational members to its coalition. The HEAT Group—the parent company of the Miami HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena—has joined in support of the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. They become part of a coalition of 19 other major Florida employers, including Bilzin Sumberg, C1 Bank, CSX Corporation, Darden Restaurants Inc., Florida Blue, Marriott, Raymond James Financial Inc., Businesses Tech Data Corporation, Walt Disney World Resort, Wells Fargo and Winn Dixie.
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Eric Woolworth, President of The HEAT Group’s Business Operations explained why the Miami HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena have joined Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce.
“Considering the AmericanAirlines Arena calls Miami home, The HEAT Group’s workforce is as wholesale nfl jerseys rich in diversity and talent as is the city Sports itself,” said Woolworth. “And we Coalition believe we’re a stronger and better organization for it. Embracing diversity isn’t just the right thing to do; we consider it to be a sound business strategy.”
The coalition is led by Patrick Geraghty, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO wholesale jerseys of Florida Blue in Jacksonville; John Tonnison, cheap mlb jerseys Executive Vice President and Worldwide CIO of Tech Data Corporation in Clearwater; and Philip Dinkins, Senior Vice President of Cassidy Turley in Tampa. They serve as president, Corner secretary and treasurer of Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce, respectively.
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