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Florida Firewall business leaders for Rudy



Rudy_giuliani "Florida is the firewall'' shouts the headline on a Giuliani PowerPoint presentation for the Florida staff. The 37-page presentation obtained by the Buzz notes Giuliani's lead in the Fl polls, talking points about his record in New York, and a fairly predictable phone bank script. Under the heading, "Our plan for victory", it notes absentee and early voting efforts, and the hand-written notation "Miami-key city." Key Coalitions to target: Former Yankees, mayors, volunteer firefighters, Italian-Americans.

The campaign today also announced its "Florida Business Leaders for Rudy:" “Business leaders across Floridaare supporting Rudy Giuliani because they know he is the strongest fiscal conservative running for President,” said Debbie Jallad,president and owner of Accredited Bond Agencies of Winter Park.

Full list below

State Co-Chairs: Thomas DeRita, Jr. - Chief Executive Officer, Resource Group

Debbie Jallad - President/Owner, Accredited BondAgencies


Alvaro Alleude - Owner, Connexa, LC

David Wayne Agliano - President/Owner, ValenciaGardens

John Beebe - Chief Executive Officer, Spectrum Infometrics

Marty Berman - Owner, Berman Property Maintenance and Construction

Richard Bernstein - CEO, Richard S. Bernstein & Associates

Robert Bernstein - President, Spectrum Health Solutions

Robin Bernstein - CEO, Richard S. Bernstein & Associates

Perry Birman - President/Owner, American Built-in Closets

Beverly Blackman - President, Contemporary Business Concepts

James Blackman – Former Vice President, National Bank Products

Joe B. Cox - President/Owner, Law Firm of Cox & Nici

Don Cerenzio - Agent, State Farm of Winter Park

CeCe Cole - President and Owner, Cole and Associates

Audra M. Craig- Walker - Founder, Exec. Dir, CDC Enterprises

Henry Cennon - Doctor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Florida

Horacio Cebellos - Owner, Space Market Dist

Omar A. Cassola - President/Owner, Girosol Corp

Victor Conte - President, TampaBayHealth and Fitness Inc

Frank A. Dacal - President/Owner,

Frank Diaz - President, Archipelago Mortgage

Sharon Fisher - President/Owner, Florida Lifestyles Management Services, Inc

Anita Graham - Security Director, Commonwealth Lending

Ariel Gonzalez - Owner, Custom Creations Company of Florida

Tony Gomez - President and Owner, World Vending-President

Carlos M. Gil-Mera - Principal, A &P Transportation Engineers

Carlos Hernan Giraldo - Founder/President,

John Gale - President/Owner, Private Judges, Inc.

Dr. Bradley S. Giedd, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O. - Optometrist, Eye Associates of Winter Park

Joesph M. Guerra - President and Director, Turnberry Bank
Matthew Goldman - Senior VP, FBC Mortgage, LLC

William Bushnell Hartsfield - President/Owner, H Design Inc.

William A. Hayward - Chairman, Haywardand Associates

Scott Herndon - President/Owner, Classic Wood Floors

Jose Hoyos - Lender, Small Business lender

Johnny J. Jallad - President/Owner, Accredited BondAgencies

Yosef Aaron Kaweblum - President, BocaDelMar Pediatric Center

Allen Kupetz - President, Kpartnerz, Inc.

John Manzione - Owner, John Manzione Real Estate Brokers

Jim McCarthy - President, Spectrum Marketing

Rave Mehta - CEO, Helios Entertainment

Brock A. Mikosky - Vice President, Partnership Custom Homes

Sandra Nelson - Ret. Treasurer and Sec., Volusia Rental and Equipment

Phyllis Olmstead - Owner, Olmstead LLC

Nancy Peacock - Manager, Mikell Properties

Paul Politis - Owner, GatorBeachand Sport

Teisha Powell - Real Estate Agent

William T. Robinson - Owner, William T Robinson, CPA

Ralph E. Rodriguez - President/Owner, Floor Prep Inc

Rickey Paul Roecker - President/Owner, Heathrow Land Company

Rebecca Stoll - Finance Exec., Turnkey Title

Scott Allan Synor - Owner, Synor Marine

Eric Teuber - Owner, Little Folks Shop Inc

Michael Edward Velilla - President/Owner, TampaSedan & Limousine

Robert Waechter - President/Owner, RWR Installations Inc.

Nicole L. Windley - President/Owner, Atlas Real Estate

C.C. Winn - Owner, No Ordinary Kleaning

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:01pm]


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