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.
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.
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.”
"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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