Kevin_Frost.jpgSERVPRO of North Central Mesa specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke, or water damage situation. SERVPRO of North Central Mesa also mitigates mold and mildew from your home or business.

The staff and crews are highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at the corporate training facility to regular IICRC industry certification, you can be assured Servpro's staff are equipped with the knowledge they need to restore your property. With advanced "real-world" training facilities you know you are in good hands with SERVPRO of North Central Mesa.

Kevin is the marketing manager for the franchise, and is active in both the chamber as well as Toastmasters.

Learn more about Servpro:
 Visit Servpro of North Central Mesa on the Mesa Chamber of Commerce Website

2017 Podcast Sponsor:
The Mesa Chamber of Commerce would like to thank 2017 Podcast sponsor Tennison Investments.

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FD_headshot.jpgFrank J. Demeter, Jr. is Executive Vice President and Designated Broker of Ogden Commercial Real Estate’s Arizona office.  Frank is has more than 25 consecutive years of real estate experience in investment sales, asset management, leasing, finance, site selection, ownership and consulting.

Prior to joining Ogden, Frank was a co-founder of a boutique commercial real estate firm based in Scottsdale in 1999.  Frank’s focus included brokerage services, asset management, tenant representation, site selection and consulting across all major property categories.

Frank also previously served as Director at Landauer Real Estate Counselors, providing institutional representation of income properties and placement of financing for acquisitions and development.  He also completed consulting assignments for major commercial real estate clients, including pension fund advisors and off-shore investment groups.

Frank’s career has also included 7 years with a regional commercial mortgage banking correspondent (Eberhardt Company) for numerous life insurance companies, banking institutions, and other lenders in the Midwest and Southwest.  As a commercial mortgage banker, Frank represented clients in financing a diverse array of property types, including office, industrial, retail, multi-family, self-storage and recreation.  His experience also included structuring workouts and handling other portfolio management issues.

Frank’s career began as an analyst working for a regional bank handling complex bank branch site selection and development strategies.

A native of Wisconsin, Frank received his BAA in Finance and Real Estate as well as a M.S. in Real Estate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Learn more about Ogden:

 Visit Ogden & Company, inc. on the Mesa Chamber of Commerce Website

2017 Podcast Sponsor:

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce would like to thank 2017 Podcast sponsor Tennison Investments.

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About Jude and Oceans of Opportunities:

Jude_Williams_2017-01-17_01.jpgJude Williams was awarded the Senior Professional in Human Resources, (SPHR) from the Society of Human Resources in 2000. She received her Bachelors of Science in Business Education from the University of Illinois and has completed coursework towards her Masters in Organization Development. Jude has over 20 years working in all general areas of human resources which has given her a deep understanding of how organizations can rise or fall based on how well strategic and tactical human resource goals are developed and achieved.  As a Human Resource Consultant for various public and private entities she has advised business owners and management on the development of human resource policies and procedures, employee handbook verbiage and appropriate job descriptions and workflow process changes that led to a 30% reduction in turnover.

She has conducted over 50 compensation and classification studies and FLSA audits of exempt and non-exempt positions for the public sector and over 20 for the private sector.  She has mentored, taught and coached other Human Resource professionals.  Jude recognizes Human Resource needs within all sizes and types of organizations and assists in implementing the appropriate level of human resource functions within growing organizations.  She consistently helps business owners find the right balance between employment law compliance and financial and overall business success.

Oceans of Opportunities, a virtual Human Resource Consulting firm was started in Iowa in 2000.  In 2004, it relocated to the Phoenix area but was somewhat dormant until 2010 when need for Human Resource services of small and mid-sized businesses increased.  Now, nearing 140 clients, Oceans of Opportunities is looking forward to the new year and even more growth.

Visit Oceans Profile on the Mesa Chamber of Commerce Website

2017 Podcast Sponsor:

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce would like to thank 2017 Podcast sponsor Tennison Investments.

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MarkDonnigan.jpgEpisode Sponsor and Interviewee:

Mark Donnigan is a 20 year veteran of business and sales development including traditional and digital marketing. His company SEO Ranker Agency was founded to help local business owners improve their customer flow and sales pipelines using free traffic from Google to their websites. With a formal education in computer science and music, Mark brings a unique perspective to online marketing and sales development. He’s consulted and worked for companies of all sizes including one sold to Google and another sold to walmart. As Google has made rapid advancements in the areas of artificial intelligence, SEO Ranker Agency recognized a need to combine traffic, content and website conversion optimization into a easy to buy service for local businesses. This innovative solution is called the SEO Ranker Brand Authority Service and it carries with it the ability to improve website traffic by up to 3x or more. SEO Ranker Agency is more than a digital marketing agency, they are a profit creation engine for small businesses looking to better compete in their local market.

2017 Podcast Sponsor:

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce would like to thank 2017 Podcast sponsor Tennison Investments.

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Guest: Erik James

Business: Active Bodies

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce welcomes Erik James  from Active Bodies on this episode of the Mesa Chamber Podcast sponsored by Tennison Investments. Erik joins us in the studio for a test run of our new setup, talking about the importance of activity in one’s daily regimen and giving some tips on the best ways to approach the Holidays.

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