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11Jl?arb is an Independent Real Estate Sales Consultant working with Total �-Corp . She has also amassed an outstanding record of community service . Barb has a team of professionals ready to promptly respond to customer real estate needs throughout Central Florida , specializing in Volusia and Seminole county markets . In October 2014 , Barb was recognized by the Daytona News Journal Business Report as being one of the Volusia / Flager Influential Women in Business . Her passion for real estate was ignited in 2001 while working with a small boutique realty company , focused on luxury homes in the prestigious area of Chestnut Hill . She obtained her real estate license in order to help others fulfill the vision for their dream home . Barb ' s team provides caring , responsive , and quality total real estate services ( residential , property management , income and commercial ) for sellers , buyers , and investors both locally and internationally . Bringing Homes , Dreams and Community Together Through Homeownership !
Barb is originally from Long Island , New York , and relocated to her father ' s childhood hometown of DeLand , Florida in 1984 drawn by the warm climate comforts and a thirst for new opportunities . Here she completed her bach elor degree , and now holds a Master Degree in Business and Healthcare
Administration . Barb spent more than 20 years in management and administration within several Health Care systems which sharp ened her skills , and drove her ability to focus on the needs of cus tomers and initiating ways to improve the quality of service provided .
Positive People Profile Barb Girtman Real Estate , County Commissioner Deland , Florida April 2015
Her personal drive for professional success is equally matched by a heart for her community she demonstrates by facilitating opportu nities and services to advance the quality of life of others . To promote health care for the indigent and under-served Barb was elected Com missioner and serves as Vice-Chair for the West Volusia Hospital Author ity , a 5 member board responsible for a 15 million dollar budget . Barb is a member of De Land Area Chamber of Commerce , the Rotary Club of De Land , and serves on the City of Deland Economic Committee , and other community boards . In 2014 , she was presented with the Recognition of Achievement for Civic Leadership by the De Land Area Chamber of Commerce . Barb is a member of Faith Life International Church in Orange City , FL pastored by Ron and Gina Holmes .
Barb ' s vision includes a small business service center as a community initiative to target enhancement , empowerment and the development of economic strategies that will both create and promote local small businesses . Barb as the economic development chair for the Faith-based Greater Union Life Center , 501 ( c ) 3 and the West Volusia NAACP Branch organized a well-touted Minority Business Expo in May 2014 . This year Barb will again coordinate an Expo , however it will be part of the Deland Area Chamber of Commerce MacDeLand Multi-cultural " JamFest " events to be held in June 2015 . Sponsors , businesses , and participants throughout Central Florida will be sought and welcomed to be a part of this 2nd annual event held in award winning Historic Downtown Deland .
Barb is passionate about helping the under-served and under-resourced . " I see a lot of unmet needs ;' she said . " I find there are many people who are suffering from lack of information and access . I will just continue trying to plant good seed , firm in the belief that eventually things will grow . We ' ll start with a few seeds and end up with a garden of opportunity :'

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Barb Girtman , MBA

( 386 ) 308-9058 barbgirtmanse1ls4u @ gmail . com