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LoSoMo Inc. co-founding adviser takes firm’s top post

Full-service digital marketing and SEO agency LoSoMo has a new president.

Former Entrata Marketing Suite Director Veronica Romney has taken over as president of the agency, which specializes in location-based services.

Romney, born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida, steps in as a top player at LoSoMo Inc. after an already illustrious career in marketing and product management.

As co-founder of LoSoMo, Romney has been instrumental in the agency’s operations as an adviser, serving in an unofficial role over the past three years.

“It’s incredibly humbling and beyond exciting to see how far our company has grown in just a short period of time,” Romney said. “We’ve bootstrapped LoSoMo since the beginning and its growth has come organically because of our clients and partners telling others about what makes us special. I’m ready to take LoSoMo to new heights!”

For more information on LoSoMo, visit www.losomoinc.com or call 561-923-9698.

Marcou Transportation Group, Owner of Dav El | BostonCoach acquires Boca Raton Transportation

Boca Raton Transportation Inc. has been acquired by Marcou Transportation Group, owner of Dav El | BostonCoach.

Boca Raton Transportation was founded in 1978 by P. Rodney Cunningham, who has owned and operated successful limousine, taxi, and airport shuttle companies in Delaware, Ohio and South Florida.

Boca Raton Transportation specializes in airport transfers, golf charters, dine arounds, and other services, and is the exclusive transportation company for the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

“I am very pleased that Dav El | BostonCoach is expanding its services in Florida with our new location in Boca Raton; this is a great addition to our locations in Miami and West Palm Beach,” stated Scott Solombrino, President and Chief Executive Officer for Dav El / Boston Coach. “Boca Raton Transportation has enjoyed a great reputation for nearly 40 years, and we will build on that tradition to make our brand stronger and enable us to continue providing the very best premium transportation services in South Florida.”

Cunningham will continue to manage the Boca Raton operation and grow the business in South Florida.

Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.

NP, Inc. opens new Delray branch

NP, Inc. has a new branch in Delray.

John Digges was recently promoted to manage the new office located at 1638 East Classical Blvd. He was a top producer in the Boca corporate office and wanted to grow the Delray Beach area.

“NP, Inc., is dedicated to providing a multitude of mortgage products with superior service and the best pricing in the market. We wish to establish a successful partnership with our clients, our staff members, and our realtors, that respect the interests and goals of each party,” said Sean Smiley, Vice President of Business Development. “Our success will be measured by our clients choosing us because of their belief in our ability to exceed their expectations of price, service, and expertise.”

TooJay’s Donates 4,000 pounds of turkey breast, $5,000 to Feeding South Florida

TooJay’s recently presented a donation of 4 thousand pounds of turkey breast and a check for $5,000 to Feeding South Florida, a food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties.

This donation is a portion of $16,700 that TooJay’s raised and donated to Feeding Florida, a statewide network of Feeding America food banks. The funds were raised through TooJay’s “Too+You” campaign in September, in which $1 of every Peach Tea or Strawberry Lemonade was donated to Feeding Florida. Guests also made donations by rounding up their check throughout the month.

“Feeding Florida is a remarkable organization and TooJay’s is proud to support its mission of eliminating food insecurity in Florida,” said Maxwell Piet, President and CEO of TooJay’s. “We are so proud of our team for their efforts during this program. They take great pride in giving back to our local communities.”

TooJay’s team members also got involved by collecting food for the student back pack program, ensuring children have adequate food on weekends and throughout the summer.

White Oak Commercial Finance relocates to Mizner Park Office Tower

San Francisco-based White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC is moving into Mizner Park Office Tower.

Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated an 11,486-square-foot office relocation lease for the  investment advisor focused on direct lending and specialty finance.

The company funds investments with assets from leading government and corporate pension funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors worldwide who are seeking non-publicly traded fixed income returns. White Oak and its affiliates have grown to over 160 professionals with offices worldwide including New York, London, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, Atlanta, Charlotte, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Cushman & Wakefield Managing Director John Criddle and Senior Associate Joseph Freitas represented building owners GGP and Clarion Partners in securing the long-term lease. Adam Starr of CBRE represented White Oak.

“We are thrilled to welcome another strong national brand to the tenant base at Mizner Park Office Tower,” Criddle said. “Leasing interest remains strong among companies like White Oak that embrace the fully amenitized culture and walkability that Mizner Park promotes.”

Developed in 1999, Mizner Park Office Tower is a 167,637-square-foot, seven-story building featuring Class A office space, free garage parking, direct-to-floor reserved executive parking under the building, 24-hour security and a Ruth’s Chris Steak House in the lobby.

Mizner Park Office Tower is currently 88.6 percent occupied. Notable tenants include Kaufman, Rossin & Co.; Gray Robinson, PA; West Park Capital, D.A. Davidson & Co.; Mesirow Financial; Wintergreen; Morrison Brown and Brockway Moran & Associates.