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OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team LogoTransitioning from mid-life to the best senior living option is a multifaceted operation, critical to the future health and happiness of the person involved. It must be done correctly. Our Senior Transition Pro Team is here to help you do just that.

Starting a financial, insurance, realty or Florida attorney search? OURSENIORS.NET has trusted professionals!The Pro Team is a network of talented and knowledgeable professionals from many different fields, including law, medicine and finances, and even complex personal situations such as retirement and divorce. Their professional advice is dependable and unbiased.

So, whether you are seeking an accountant, realtor, financial advisor or a Florida attorney, the Senior Transition Pro Team can help with every detail of this journey.

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Robert Abraham, Attorney

Robert Abraham, Attorney, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

Robert Abraham has practiced law in Daytona Beach and East Central Florida since 1965. After graduating from Penn State University and serving in the United States Army, he attended Yale University Law School and began a distinguished legal career.

For decades, Mr. Abraham’s professional peers and clients have acknowledged his superior legal skills. He holds the coveted AV Preeminent Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating available. Martindale-Hubbell peer reviews are based on confidential opinions submitted by lawyers and judiciary members who have professional knowledge of practicing attorneys.

A major part of Mr. Abraham’s law practice relates directly to senior life transition issues. His expertise includes real estate transactions, the preparation of wills and living wills, durable powers of attorney, trusts, and other documents relating to life transition, asset protection and estate planning. He stands ready to assist in all senior life transition matters.

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Dr. Christian Birkedal, Surgeon

Dr. Christian Birkedal, Surgeon, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

An innovative and caring doctor with over 15 years of medical experience, Dr. Birkedal grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. After completing his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry at Florida State University, he received his M.D. from the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

While there, Dr. Birkedal was awarded the Tinsley-Harrison Scholarship for academic performance and also the Gross Anatomy Instructor Honor for academic performance, leadership, and teaching ability. After graduating, he completed his surgical residency at the Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Birkedal is Board Certified in General Surgery.

Prior to joining Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Birkedal served as the medical director of the Wound Treatment Center and as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee.

He has presented internationally on several topics, including “Biopsy Fragment Supernates: A New Modality for the Rapid Diagnosis of Lung Cancer” and has written chapters for the Emedicine Textbook of Surgery.

Dr. Birkedal is board-certified in general surgery by the American College of Surgeons.

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Dr. Jorge Bordenave, Medical Doctor

Dr. Jorge Bordenave, Physician, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

Dr. Jorge Bordenave, M.D., has an impressive background in both traditional medicine and integrative medical approaches. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Bordenave completed no less than three residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Integrative Medicine.

His extensive academic training, years of clinical practice and studies for a healthcare MBA have taught him that there are gaps in conventional medical care that can be filled by the individualization of medical care and use of integrative medicine. That is what integrative medicine strives to accomplish: to blend traditional medical science with natural approaches that enable the human body’s own healing powers to function.

Dr. Bordenave has been in private practice since 1993, first at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and now in Coral Gables, Florida, at Miami Integrative Medicine. His current practice is devoted to non-invasive clinical cardiology and preventive medicine.

His integrative medicine background and residency training have made him a leader in preventive medicine and wellness in South Florida. He is also the only physician in South Florida with the required qualifications and training for the medical evaluation and clearance of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) divers.

Dr. Bordenave is currently on the teaching faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University, Nova Southeastern University, Ross University, and St. Georges University. He is an adjunct Professor of Medicine at Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine, and is the Cardiology lecturer for the Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Psychiatry residents at a Miami teaching hospital.

Dr. Bordenave is active in community health education and medical school training. He regularly lectures in person and on Spanish language radio and television about the importance of diet and lifestyle choices in preserving natural, good health.

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John R. Dickinson, Certified Public Accountant

John Dickinson, CPA, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

Mr. Dickinson has over 27 years of experience in the practice of public accounting. He has extensive knowledge in the fields of individual and corporate taxation, financial reporting, and accounting information systems. His diverse background includes conducting audits of financial statements, providing litigation support services, facilitating mergers and acquisitions, determining business valuations, providing general business consulting, and verifying tax compliance.

Seeing the need for quality accounting services in Central Florida, Mr. Dickinson started a full-service CPA firm in 2001. The firm has enjoyed significant growth since inception and currently serves a wide range of clients in industries including construction, distribution, medical services, insurance, litigation, manufacturing, technology, and transportation. The firm also provides accounting services to private individuals and to non-profit organizations.

Mr. Dickinson is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American and the Florida Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.

He is also very active in his community, including being a youth basketball coach, treasurer of the Athens Theater, and a board member of the DeLand Century Club. He has served as the chairman of the DeLand Family YMCA Board of Directors, finance committee chairman of the DeLand First Presbyterian Church, treasurer of the Neighborhood Center a, 501(c)(3) organization, and director of Hugh Ash Manor, a 501 (c)(3) organization.

Mr. Dickinson is a cum laude graduate of Geneva College with a B.S. in business administration and accounting. He currently resides in DeLand, Florida, with his wife of 25 years.

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Andrew C. Grant, Tax Certified Attorney

Andrew Grant, Tax Certified Attorney, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

Andrew C. Grant received his B.A. from Truman State University in 1992 and his Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University in 1998. He continued on to a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Florida in 2001.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Grant served as a judicial law clerk in the state of Minnesota. In 2000, he and his wife, Carol, moved to Florida where he attended the University of Florida’s prestigious Master of Laws in Taxation program.

Mr. Grant has been practicing law in the Daytona-Ormond-Palm Coast area for the past 12 years; he became Board Certified in tax law in 2007. He is also a founding member of Business League Network, where he continues to serve on the board.

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Wendy A. Mara, Attorney

Wendy Mara, Attorney, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

Wendy A. Mara attended Stetson University where she was selected for Phi Beta Kappa, one of the nation’s most prestigious honors societies. After graduating magna cum laude in 1993, Ms. Mara taught language arts in high school for 13 years. While teaching full time, she earned her M.B.A. from the University of Central Florida in 2006. During her time in graduate school, she was selected for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, another prestigious honors societies.

After her M.B.A., Ms. Mara entered law school at Florida Coastal School of Law, where she graduated in the top ten percent of her class. While in law school, she was a teaching and research assistant, earned the Dean’s Certificate for pro bono work, and became an award-winning oralist for the Jessup International Moot Court Competition. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2009 and began private practice in the Ormond Beach-Volusia County area.

Ms. Mara’s law practice is centered on family and domestic law, probate and wills, guardianship, and business matters.

Ms. Mara has received great recognition by her peers as a leader in the profession. She is a former treasurer and immediate past President of the Volusia-Flagler Association for Women Lawyers. This organization honored Ms. Mara in 2015 with their Women of the Year Award for her work on behalf of women and children. Ms. Mara is currently serving as President of the Volusia County Bar Association, having previously served the organization as treasurer and secretary.

Outside of the legal profession, Ms. Mara is a community leader who is involved with many activities and organizations. She is a member of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, winner of the 2013 Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce Leadership Award, and former Chairperson of the PACE Center for Girls, Volusia-Flagler. She is a member of the Junior League of Daytona Beach and volunteers for Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, providing pro bono legal assistance to low income individuals.

Ms. Mara lives in Ormond Beach with her husband, Robert, and two of their six children, Robbie and Liam. She also has one grandchild.

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Dr. Hakop Hrachian

Dr. Hakop Hrachian

Dr. Hrachian earned his expertise in cardiology through training at New York Medical College, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Temple University Hospital. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; he specializes in the treatment of heart rhythm abnormalities.

He is well trained in interventional procedures and offers a broad spectrum of new techniques in the treatment of heart rhythm abnormalities.

Dr. Hrachian has a medical license in the states of Florida and California. He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, American National Board of Echocardiography, and the American Board of Cardiology.

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Barbara Andersen, Real Estate Broker

Barbara Andersen, Real Estate Broker, OURSENIORS.NET Pro Team Member

Like many of the best professionals in the field of real estate, Barbara Andersen had a lot of experience in other businesses. She has been the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Treasurer of a New Jersey firm, where she was also their first female Officer and youngest Corporate executive, starting her positions while in her early 20s.

After 20 years, Ms. Anderson took early retirement and moved to Florida. Her business background and strong work ethic made the real estate profession in the Sunshine State a natural step.

Ms. Anderson now has over 30 years of experience, with the professional knowledge and personal talent to serve all of her clients’ real estate requirements. She considers herself to be a proud “people person” and currently works as a broker/associate at Charles Umpenhour, Inc. Real Estate in Palm Coast, Florida.

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William Korach, Board Member

William Korach, OURSENIORS.NET Board Member

William Korach is the CEO and co-founder of the Cornerstone Classical Educational Foundation and publisher of The Report Card, a magazine advocating a return to educational excellence and to the history of America’s Heritage in our public schools.

Mr. Korach worked as a senior vice president of new product development with Citibank, where he was an early developer of on-line banking. He has taught and written about marketing technology throughout his career in financial services.

He is a former Commander in the United States Naval Reserve; in 2010, he was president of the Navy League of St. Augustine when it was selected for the Outstanding Council award worldwide. He continues to serve on the board of the Navy League, and is a member of the board of Forward March, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring St. Augustine’s historic American Legion Post 37.

Mr. Korach is also the chairman of the Republican Executive

Committee in St. Johns County and was formerly the chairman of Veterans for Romney in St. Johns County.

He is a member of the National Association of Scholars and has written a textbook, Rock of the Republic, Teaching Point, 2011, outlining the influence of Judeo-Christian thought on American law and ethics. He was awarded Education News’ 2013 Upton Sinclair Award for his reporting on education.

Mr. Korach founded the Francesca Stencil Korach Battle of Midway Essay Scholarship in 2012, in honor of his late wife. He graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory School and received his B.A. in history from the University of Wisconsin.

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Julian G. Cantillo, L.P.N., President & Founder

Julian Cantillo L.P.N., OURSENIORS.NET President & Founder

Mr. Julian G. Cantillo, L.P.N., is the President and Founder of Axiom Administrative Services, LLC. Mr. Cantillo is a successful entrepreneur who has grown a number of businesses from concept to success.

He became a Licensed Practical Nurse while serving in the United States Army from 1980 to 1985. After earning several associate degrees from Miami Dade College, Mr. Cantillo was involved in starting and managing several physician network companies. As president and CEO of a Licensed Third-Party Administrator and physician specialty networks from 1998 to 2005, he grew the company’s annual revenue to an impressive $15 million.

During his career, Julian has founded and managed over 50 businesses, many of which are still operating today. From concept to success, his solid managerial, financial, planning, and operational experience is waiting to be tapped by your business.

Mr. Cantillo currently serves on the Board of Directors and is the president of the Business League Network, based out of Ormond Beach, Florida. His passion is meeting or exceeding the needs and objectives of his clients.

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Kevin S. Dulany, Vice President

Kevin Dulany, OURSENIORS.NET Vice President

Mr. Kevin S. Dulany is the vice president of Axiom Administrative Services. Kevin served 20 years in the United States Navy as an Intelligence Specialist, where he first became interested in web design. After retiring from the Navy, he moved his family to his wife’s native country of Spain, where he taught English to business professionals.

After eight years of living abroad, he decided to finally pursue his dream of becoming a web designer. Mr. Dulany received an Associate of Science degree from the Internet Services Technology program at Daytona State College.

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Janae Corrado, Director for Creative Design

Janae Corrado

Janae Corrado serves as the Director for Creative Design for Axiom Administrative Services. Her primary responsibility is to design visual promotional materials for clients of OurSeniors.net Resource Directory Magazine.

When Mrs. Corrado isn’t designing with Axiom, she serves as Associate Professor overseeing instruction of Art and Design courses at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas..

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Martha Gonzalez, South Florida Manager

Martha Gonzalez, OURSENIORS.NET Magazine Over 30 yrs in national and international customer relations. With effective experience in team building while possessing exceptional skills in leadership with high standards of professionalism in  written and oral communication.

 

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Cynthia Fermento, Central Florida Manager

Cynthia Fremento, OURSENIORS.NET Magazine Cynthia Fermento is the Central Florida Manager for Axiom Administrative Services. Her primary responsibility is to service the clients of OurSeniors.net Resource Directory Magazine.

 

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