ITS Fiber News
ITS Fiber was a Gold Sponsor at the Stuart Martin County Chamber Business Expo for the 8th Year in a Row.
More than 400 people attended the Stuart/Martin County Chamber’s 9th annual Business Expo.
The 2019 Expo was held at Indian River State College, Wolf Technology Center. Vendors from all areas of business and technology presented their wares as attendees enjoyed networking and perusing the products and services on display
ITS Fiber was a Gold Sponsor at the 2019 Indiantown Rodeo
ITS Fiber sponsored a drawing for rodeo tickets both online and in our sales center for the residents of Indiantown. ITS team members handed out giveaways during the two-day event, from our sponsor tent, which featured a "rodeo cowboy selfie" photo area. Additionally, we partnered with the Indiantown Education Coalition to raise funds for college scholarships.
The Rodeo was put on by the Indiantown Chamber of Commerce, 4L & Diamond S Rodeo and the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association).
Events at rodeo included: Bareback Bronc Riding | Barrels | Bull Riding | Cowgirl's Barrel Racing | Open Barrel Racing | Saddle Bronc Riding | Steer Wrestling | Team Roping.
Cesar Garcia joins ITS Fiber as Systems Administrator in the IT Department
Cesar has over 20 year experience in IT with 15 years of them being with Medco Health Solutions/Liberty Medical in Port Saint Lucie.
Cesar fulfilled many Information Technology roles during those 15 years including Helpdesk Support, Telecom Support, IT Systems Support and more.
Cesar has a broad knowledge of systems and will be a valuable contributor to the ITS team. - July 2019
ITS Fiber in the Community
ITS Fiber Helped Support The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County Teen Summit.
ITS Fiber, helped educate children during The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County Teen Summit at Indian River State College on June 27, 2019.
The Teen Summit is an annual event that was created in support of the BGC's mentoring initiative. The goal is to educate the children about the numerous job and career opportunities that are available to them locally.
The Summit included motivational speakers, breakout sessions, tours and a fashion show. Participants learned about: Their Personal Brand, Adulting, Career Readiness, Reality Check and Financial Aid & Scholarships.
Lesley Driver, Lead Creative Designer, talked about her job at ITS Fiber, what skills and education is needed to be successful in the graphic design industry, and the typical duties a designer is tasked with. She also showed the children samples of her design work.
During the breakout session, ITS Fiber and 30 other businesses had table displays set up where children and adults could walk around and ask questions.
About 150 teens, ages 13 and up, attended the event.
ITS Hosts a Tour for Martin County Educators
ITS Fiber one of four companies chosen for Professional Development Day Tour on February 15, 2019.
Martin County Educators were given the opportunity to tour four local businesses in the area to introduce teachers and counselors to the career opportunities available right here in Martin County.
Not every student is geared towards college, but that doesn't mean they do not deserve the opportunity for a rewarding career. This tour sponsored by the Business Development Board of Martin County helped educators to learn about each business and what they have to offer graduating students who are planning to stay in Martin County, but may not go to a four-year college.
Denise Lechner, Marketing Manager, gave an overview of ITS Fiber and Indiantown Company services.
Jeff Meyer, Director of IT Services led the group on a tour of the Data Center. He also spoke about the education, job duties and certification required to work in the IT department
Executive Assistant and Human Resources Administrator, Stephanie Weeks, gave an overview of the types of jobs ITS Fiber and Indiantown Company offer and what she looks for in the candidates for each position.
The 2019 tour also included on-site visits to Triumph Aerostructures, Hinckley Yacht Services, Awareness Technologies.
Interacting with local employers helps educators try to identify what jobs or careers are available to students, and what is required to land those types of positions. Tours like this one done by ITS Fiber enables teachers to design a curriculum that helps students to get the skill-set needed to go into the career or field they want to pursue.
Distinguished Speaker Luncheon
Fundraising luncheon to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County
ITS Fiber helped support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County by attending their March 18th Distinguished Speaker Luncheon held at Sailfish Point Country Club. CEO of ITS Fiber, Jeff Leslie attended the lunch along with Marketing Manager, Denise Lechner. The event’s keynote speaker was Toby Cosgrove, recently retired CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic who is also a heart surgeon, Vietnam Veteran, and Heathcare Initiatives Consultant for Google, Inc.
Dr. Cosgrove spoke of the transition between Cleveland Clinic and our local Martin Health System and the advantages this partnership will bring to our area. Additionally, he highlighted some of what he felt were current key health and medical-related issues, challenges and future endeavors needed for us locally, as well as, a nation. One of the “future” issues he spoke about was telemedicine and its continue emerging importance to assist with increasing the level of care to people in all areas of the country, especially rural areas and for those who can’t travel.
ITS Fiber is especially interested and involved in helping approach the telemedicine issue since having reliable, higher-speed internet technology available to communities plays a vital role in the success of this type of initiative.
ITS Fiber Sponsors the Indiantown Education Coalition Fundraising Luncheon.
ITS Fiber was one of the sponsors for the Indiantown Education Coalition’s 23rd Annual Share the Love of Learning Fundraising Luncheon.
Employees of ITS Fiber assisted with the luncheon and the company donated resources and gift baskets for the fundraising raffle. The event was held on February 22,
The Indiantown Education Coalition brings together business partners, educators
On the strength of its commitment to education, this group has taken a leadership role to prepare Indiantown's future workforce to meet the challenges of today and to prepare for the community's vision of the future.
Since 1996, the Indiantown Education Coalition has awarded over $350,000 for college scholarships, classroom grants, and teacher recognition. ITS Fiber contributes to this effort each year by giving the Bill Hannah Memorial Scholarship to a student who is pursuing a
5th Annual VIP Customer Luncheon
ITS Fiber hosted their 5th annual Customer Appreciation Holidays Lunch to say "thank you" to business customers in a festive holiday setting.
The annual ITS Fiber Customer Holiday Luncheon was a huge success again this year at The Twisted Tuna on December 6th.
The festive setting had a nautical holiday theme and celebrated ITS Fiber customers as "treasures". There
Additionally, our business customers all had a chance to introduce themselves and tell the group a little about their business. Interestingly, instead of taking that opportunity to promote what they do, many of them chose to speak about how happy they were with their ITS Fiber services and our employees! We were very humble as it was all very unexpected.
CEO, Jeff Leslie also briefly introduced some of the new features and services
We are so appreciative of our customers for their loyal support in 2018 and are looking forward to a spectacular New Year!