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Public Companies

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» 20 Florida Companies with the Lowest Average Support for Board Members

Company Average Approval
Interline Brands 39%

Markets and distributes maintenance and repair products for plumbing, electrical and other items

Whitney Information (now Tigrent) 41
Provides educational training seminars in real estate and financial markets
Syniverse Technologies 44
Provides wireless voice and data services for telecomm companies Group 61
Provides website building tools
Ultimate Software Group 63
Markets and supports human resources, payroll and employee management solutions
Intellon** 64
Provides powerline communications solutions
Sykes Enterprises 65
Operates call centers
21st Century Holding 69
Underwrites, insures and distributes insurance and provides claims processing
WellCare Health Plans 74
Provides managed care services for government-sponsored healthcare programs
Sun American Bancorp 75
Holding company for Sun American Bank
Mednax 77
Provides neonatal, maternal-fetal, other pediatric subspecialty and anesthesia physician services
Home Diagnostics 77
Manufactures and markets blood glucose monitoring systems and disposable supplies for diabetics
Sunair Services* 78
Provides lawn and pest control services
Vector Group 78
Manufactures and sells cigarettes
MIVA (now Vertro) 78
Provides software and technology products
Watsco 79
Distributes heating, air conditioning and refrigeration products
Metropolitan Health Networks 79
Provides and arranges medical care to Medicare beneficiaries
SRI/Surgical Express 80
Provides operating room supply chain management solutions
Cott 80
Produces and distributes soft drinks and non-alcoholic beverages
BE Aerospace 81
Makes and markets cabin interior products for aircraft

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