RED Group North

RED Group North
Denise Merritt
Leadership Chair
Merritt Business Solutions
Chief Operating Officer

Working in the role of Business Consultant for multiple leading PEOs, Denise learned first-hand the art and skills for fitting clients’ business circumstances with the PEO company most suited to their immediate and long-term needs. She began her career in customer service/human resources where she acquired certifications including:

  • Health and Life license
  • PHR (Professional of Human Resources) certification
  • OSHA 501(c) certification for General Industries.

Throughout her career, Denise has been fortunate to work with leaders and mentors who have taken a personal interest in her career advancement. She is currently involved with the NGLCC’s Mentorship Program through which Denise is coached by Kellog's Supplier Diversity Manager – a rich and rewarding experience. Denise is an active community volunteer, never forgetting the importance of the help she has received from others.

Craig Malatesta
Vision Title, LLC
Scott Wilson
Ben Laube Homes brokered by eXp Realty
Steven O'Neill
Brown & Brown Insurance
Personal Lines Insurance Advisor
Collette Rance
The Retirement Resource Group, LLC
Collette Rance specializes in helping you understand when and how to enroll in Medicare or Marketplace insurance. She will answer your questions and clarify the insurance options you have. Collette will help you avoid common misconceptions and late enrollment penalties. Her clients are located all across Florida and a few other states, giving her a great feel for the insurance landscape. Talk with Collette today in a no-cost, no-obligation, no-pressure consultation!
Thomas Blake
Thomas Blake CPA LLC
Thomas Blake is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner.  Services include financial services, retirement planning, tax planning and tax return preparation for individuals and businesses.  Financial services are offered through Wealth Management Solutions LLC.
Paul Holzmeyer
Membership Coordinator
Paul Holzmeyer with SWBC Mortgage
Loan Officer
Addison Durrell
Seacoast Bank
Commercial Banking Coordinator
Jessica Aviles
Paloma Technologies, LLC

Jess has over seventeen years of experience providing IT services, cybersecurity, and support to businesses of every size. She has helped organizations across a wide variety of sectors, including construction, manufacturing, healthcare, and government. 

Jess holds a degree in Network Information and Information Technology - Cybersecurity as well as a wealth of professional certifications from leading technology vendors including Microsoft, Apple, and Dell. 

She is not only an owner and founder, she is also a hands-on CEO and is responsible for the company’s business, marketing, development, and business management.

Phil Edgecombe
Edward Jones
Mike Koehler
District Manager