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Next Era Energyand Florida Power and Light NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $17.0 billion, approximately 44,900 megawatts of generating capacity, which includes megawatts associated with noncontrolling interests related to NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), and approximately 13,800 employees in 27 states and Canada as of year-end 2014. Florida Power & Light Company is the third largest electric utility in the United States, serving more than 4.8 million customer accounts across nearly half of the state of Florida. A leading Florida employer with approximately 8,800 employees, FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc.
Florida Sugar Cane League The Florida Sugar Cane League is a non-profit trade association of Florida growers and processors. The League was founded in 1964 and serves the interests of the members and promotes their projects and activities. The two largest sugar producers – U.S. Sugar Corporation and Florida Crystals Corporation – are members of the League. The Florida Sugar Industry has a $3.27 Billion economic impact on the State and provides over 12,500 direct jobs.
Duke Energy Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.3 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 57,500 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest, and Florida – and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.
National Beer Wholesalers Association The purpose of the National Beer Wholesalers Association is to provide leadership which enhances the independent beer distribution industry – advocating before government and the public, encouraging the responsible consumption of alcohol, and providing programs and services that will benefit its members. America's beer distributors may be most recognizable as the people driving beer trucks down your local streets, delivering beer to neighborhood stores and bars. But there’s much more than meets the eye − independent beer distributors are licensed by both the federal and state governments and help brewers and importers of all sizes grow by delivering a wide selection of brands to retailers through a safe, transparent and accountable system.
TECO Energy TECO Energy is a leading energy company located in Tampa, Fla. TECO is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services with a strategic focus on transformation from high carbon to low carbon energy sources. Emera has investments throughout North America and in four Caribbean countries. TECO Energy has three core businesses. In Florida, Tampa Electric is a regulated utility serving more than 725,000 customers, and Peoples Gas System is the state’s largest natural gas distributor serving more than 365,000 customers. New Mexico Gas Co., a natural gas distributor, is the largest utility in New Mexico and serves more than 515,000 customers.
Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney Since the firm's inception in 1850, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has been dedicated to providing client service and partnership marked by legal excellence, sound judgment and understanding of our clients' needs, direct and honest communication and common-sense practice.
BBVA Compass BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 45 branches and a number of commercial lending offices in Florida. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposits. The bank has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and ranked 5th nationally in the total number of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2016. BBVA Compass is part of the BBVA Group, a customer-centric global financial services group founded in Spain in 1857. Other U.S. components of BBVA include Simple, Tuyyo, Spring Studio, and BBVA Transfer Services. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at www.bbvacompass.com.
Molina Healthcare Molina Healthcare, a FORTUNE 500, multi-state health care organization, arranges for the delivery of health care services and offers health information management solutions to nearly five million individuals and families who receive their care through Medicaid, Medicare and other government-funded programs in fifteen states. In 2008, Molina Healthcare began serving Florida communities.
Balch & Bingham Balch & Bingham LLP is a corporate law firm with more than 230 attorneys and lobbyists across offices in Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Jacksonville, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi; and Washington, D.C. We are recognized for our deep experience serving clients in regulated industries, including energy, financial services and healthcare, and our established practices in business, environmental, government relations, labor and employment and litigation. Our firm’s professional, collegial culture is inspired by nationally ranked attorneys who combine business intelligence and industry leadership with high-quality legal counsel to anticipate and respond to corporate challenges both creatively and proactively. We manage our client partnerships with efficient processes and transparencies that result in an uncommon, value-driven client experience. Balch & Bingham was founded in 1922.