Gov. Scott Visits Palm Coast as Coastal Cloud Marks 5 Years of Record Growth Today

Co-founders and managing partners Sara and Tim Hale will also be joined by several other state and local dignitaries to mark the anniversary and to announce a new STEM internship program for youth.

PALM COAST, FL – January 26, 2018 – Florida Governor Rick Scott will be in Palm Coast today to join Coastal Cloud co-founders and managing partners Sara and Tim Hale and several state and local dignitaries to celebrate the company’s record growth since its founding five years ago. Coastal Cloud will also introduce a new STEM internship program they helped develop to encourage and inspire work-based learning for the next generation.

Late Update: Gov. Scott will not be attending the event, but other state and local dignitaries are expected to be there.

Governor Scott and the Hales will be joined by Florida Senator Travis Hutson, Representative Paul Renner, Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland, Flagler County Commissioner Donald O’Brien and Helga van Eckert, Executive Director of the Flagler County Department of Economic Development will also be on hand.

Today's event is scheduled for 1:00 P.M. at Coastal Cloud Headquarters at 1 Hammock Beach Pkwy. The public is welcome.


Coastal Cloud

This is the same venue where five years ago Governor Scott was on hand to celebrate the technology startup’s launch. The company was founded by the Hales to help clients take advantage of next generation cloud-based IT systems. Coastal Cloud provides expert services at all aspects of systems implementation including program management, enterprise architecture, project execution, business analysis, data modeling, configuration, development, testing, data migration, user training and ongoing support. Coastal Cloud is the only platinum Salesforce consulting partner headquartered in Florida.

Coastal Cloud has grown to over 135 employees and proudly serves more than 300 private and public-sector clients from key industries such as healthcare, telecommunications, media, education, high-tech, real estate, economic and workforce development and non-profits.

Palm Coast is not only the company’s headquarters. It is also the primary hub of their unique consulting model in which Solution Centers with concentrated consulting and development talent in strategic locations are paired with distributed teams close to clients in major markets across the U.S. Additional Solution Centers are in Kentucky and Colorado.


Coastal Cloud

Along the way, Coastal Cloud has been noticed. Recent recognition:

  • December 2017 – Coastal Cloud was awarded the CEO Nexus Cup in recognition of its unique corporate culture capable of scaling and supporting the rapid revenue growth driven by its innovative business model.
  • August 2017 – Sara Hale received the Women of Influence Award from the Jacksonville Business Journal.
  • July 2017 – Ranked #13 in Jacksonville Business Journal list of “Fastest Growing Companies.”
  • July 2017 – Ranked #3 on Florida Trend Magazine’s list of “Best Companies to Work For.”

Tim Hale and Sara Hale"Live on the Beach. Work in the Cloud" defines Coastal Cloud's corporate culture where the work environment and great benefits have been instrumental in attracting like-minded technology professions and where the company's percentage of female employees is roughly double the technology industry average.

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2 replies
  1. Tim Hale
    Tim Hale says:

    Thanks for the support Toby!

    Many thanks to you & the rest of the Flagler/Palm Coast community for helping us be successful over the past 5 years!
    We feel very blessed to live and work in such a beautiful & supportive community.
    More great things to come in the next 5 years!

  2. George Edward Chuddy
    George Edward Chuddy says:

    Where the Gold is in the Winter Sun

    To me, below, is a catchy S l o g a n .
    Levitt & I.T.T. Braintrust began very early with their advertising Promotions for ‘ Palm Coast ‘. They distributed this on three Continents of the World. I am Steward of much including this advertising packet which we received in 1969ish and thought I would share it for Coastal Cloud or another Business to use this/something similar for their advertising promotions. I hope this helps provide a ‘ sense of place ‘ for the newer Palm Coasters and also may be helpful for enhancing and promoting Businesses here…

    ” Palm Coast is a Family Kind of Place”

    Palm Coast Offers you:

    A Better place, a better life, a better way.

    An excellent long-term investment with promising potential for the future.

    An excellent location for a second home. A place for vacations, long weekends or year round living…a place to retire to far from big city noise, smog and high taxes – yet only hours away by jet.

    Palm Coast is a place where the sun came one summer and decided to stay all year. You will always enjoy the weather at Palm Coast…we like to say we have three seasons…Spring, Summer and an early Fall all Winter.

    We will offer waterfront lots and inland lots. A beautiful rolling golf course and tennis courts are scheduled for completion by 1971. A marina and modern Golf Club house are scheduled for completion in 1972. Palm Coast will offer you all you’d want for an active well-rounded life.

    You don’t have to build immediately. You can buy a lot now and build later. Many people will hold their properties for five, ten or fifteen years before building, selling or trading.

    Palm Coast will be the kind of place you’d want for you and your family…a fun in the sun community…

    ………..A place where the Gold is in the Winter Sun………..

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