Posted on March 22, 2023

CenterState CEO wishes to recognize the members who have joined as Investors in the last quarter.


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At Dermody, Burke & Brown, we understand the importance of focusing on business and community today for a vibrant economy tomorrow. For that reason, we are proud to recognize and sponsor New Investor Focus.


ACC Technical Services

Paul White, VicePresident of Sales

6400 Fly Road, E. Syracuse, NY 13057                                                      


Serving Greater Central New York (Syracuse, Utica, Auburn, Watertown) for more than 30 years, ACC Technical Services delivers IT services to meet client specific business needs. Change, whether it be mobility, technology or security, is a requirement in today’s world. ACC is a leader in change, always adapting to innovative technologies to improve its clients’ business requirements and work life. Strong focus and experience on network hardware and software, Cloud, security, database development and Microsoft driven solutions.


FTS Business Consultants, Inc.

Jesse Jackman, Head of Staffing & Recruiting

320 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202


FTS has been providing staffing and recruiting services since 2011. Thomas Carpitella began hiring employees in 2017 and the company is now the fastest-growing staffing and recruiting firm in Upstate New York. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse, FTS specializes in the technology, accounting and professional services, and construction sectors across New York state and North America. FTS also participates in Pledge 1% and One Tree Planted.

Hartman Enterprises, Inc.

Jaime Sweet, President

455 Elizabeth Street, Oneida, NY 13421


Hartman Enterprises, Inc. (HEI) is a woman owned, HUBZone Certified, New York State Corporation that has been owned and operated by the Sweet Family for three generations. Since 1973 HEI has served the machining needs of a wide variety of industries. HEI is AS9100 certified and has been ISO9001 certified continuously for more than 30 years.


Kelly’s Choice, LLC

Kelly Springer, Owner

7 Onondaga St., Skaneateles, NY 13152


Kelly’s Choice is a nutritional consulting company headed by registered dietitian, Kelly Springer MS, RD, CDN. Founded in 2012, the company’s mission is to empower individuals to invest in themselves and their overall wellness in pursuit of living their best lives. The Kelly’s Choice team of registered dietitians provides individuals and organizations with the tools they need to reframe the way they view wellness, regardless of schedule or location.


Mitten Fluidpower, Corp.

Shaun Stimpson, CEO

5960 Court Street Road, Syracuse, NY 13206


Since 1971, Mitten Fluidpower Corporation is a leading provider of hydraulic, pneumatic, and hose and fitting solutions in the Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany markets, and the largest Parker Hannifin distributor in Upstate New York.



Wendy Buchholz, Vice President of Sales

1900 Lower Road, Linden, NJ  07036


Turtle & Hughes, established in 1923, is one of the nation's largest independent woman-owned electrical and industrial distribution companies serving the industrial, construction, commercial, electrical contracting, export and utility markets.

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